Welsh Government

Current opportunities

Looking for a new opportunity to work with researchers in Wales? The latest opportunities for members of the public 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 an opportunity you can submit an expression of interest. Please note you will need to have registered to the involvement community and read the public involvement agreement before expressing your interest.


Become a lay member of the Centre for Trials Research Strategic Board, Cardiff University

Deadline: Midday 3 September 2018

Two individuals are required to become members of the CTR Strategic Management Board. Successful individuals will be required to attend regular board meetings. They will be also be required to read and review all documents that are circulated in advance of the meetings. In addition, individuals will be expected to contribute to the discussions regarding the reports produced and the strategic planning of the Centre.

Become involved in shaping a randomised control trial detecting pre-cancerous cervical cells

Deadline: Midday 31 August 2018

The study will be a randomised controlled trial comparing conventional colposcopies to those using the additional data of ZedScan. The study will measure the ability ZedScan has to detect pre-cancerous cells in women who are within the human papillomavirus (HPV) screening programme. 

The study is looking for two individuals to become part of the project development team. Individuals will be required to assist with the protocol design and review and feedback on patient facing materials.

Become a part of the Secure Anonymised Information Linkage (SAIL) databank rapid response panel

Deadline: Midday 27 September 2018

SAIL is looking for up to six individuals to become part of the rapid response panel. Individuals who become a member of this panel will be expected to provide their perspective of different ways to engage with patients, the public and carers along with reviewing information to make sure its appropriate. The panel members will be required to input via Skype, email or teleconference. 

Become a member of a consumer panel advising on the use of anonymised data within research

Deadline: Midday 21 September 2018

The Secure Anonymised Information Linkage (SAIL) databank is looking for up to seven individuals to become members of the Consumer Panel for Data Linkage Research. Individuals will be required to attend quarterly meetings, attendance via Skype or teleconference can be arranged, and provide views on using anonymous data for research. 

Become involved in reviewing patient facing documents for an inherited tissue swelling condition

Deadline: Midday 16 August 2018

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board are looking for two individuals to undertake a one off review by the end of August 2018. Successful individuals will be required to review and comment on the patient facing documentation of the bid, these reviews will be carried out by email.