Welsh Government

Current opportunities

Looking for a new opportunity to work with researchers in Wales? The latest opportunities for Involving People Network members are posted below. If you need more information on any of the opportunities, please phone the team on 02920 230457 or email research-involvement@wales.nhs.uk.

If you would like to apply for any of the below opportunities, please complete our expression of interest form. Please note that current opportunities are only available to network members. For more information on joining the Involving People Network, please visit our Involving People Network information page.  


Become involved in the development of a decision aid to be used by dentists for scheduling check-ups

Deadline: Midday 2 November 2017
Two individuals to become members of the development group. Successful individuals will be invited to attend a meeting either in person or via teleconference at UHW in Cardiff and comment on the draft proposal. If the study is successfully funded, the individuals will be invited to become part of the study group to contribute to the development of the tool, its testing and to help disseminate the research findings. 


Become a member of a stakeholder advisory group overseeing a pilot study developing a decision aid for people with lower back pain

Deadline: Midday 22 September 2017
Two individuals to become members of the Stakeholder Advisory Group. Successful individuals will be required to provide input into the development of the decision aid. 


Become a member of a trial steering group developing a study to improve patient outcomes after undergoing a surgical procedure

Deadline: Midday 27 October 2017
Successful individuals will be required to participate in trial steering group meetings to advise on short-term surgical outcomes that matter most to patients and could include reviewing application forms, commenting on patient information, helping to interpret research findings and commenting on draft reports.

Involvement in a study developing an outcome measure for patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Deadline: Midday 26 October 2017
Up to three individuals to become part of the advisory panels. Successful individuals would be required to attend a meeting before the application deadline in December 2017, where they would help guide the design of the application. If the bid is successful in obtaining funding, individuals would be invited to continue their involvement and meet every six months throughout the three year fellowship, review materials and be involved in the dissemination of the results.