See our useful documents to read more about becoming a Patient Research Ambassador with CRN North Thames
Watch Helena's moving story on our Patient Experiences page.
Involving patients, members of the public and carers in clinical research is crucial. It ensures the right questions are being asked in trials and helps to spread the word about the importance of clinical research.
There are many benefits to getting involved and supporting clinical research. These include:
If you would like to find out more about opportunities in the North Thames network please email our Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement Manager, Christine Menzies, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are passionate about bringing research to life by sharing the stories of people who have taken part in research in the North Thames network. Below you can find stories from research participants who have shared their experiences, or you can watch video interviews with people who got involved, on our Patient Experiences page.
Fred has a rare autoimmune disease. Read about how taking part in research has given Fred hope.
John was diagnosed with small bowel cancer and kidney disease. Read how participating in a clinical trial for managing kidney function has helped John continue living life to the full.
Following a serious infection Mohsan Akhtar was left with life changing injuries. Find out how research helped Mohsan find a new lease of life.