26 September 2017
Charities, many funded by the public, bring the patient voice to medical research.
- AMRC members have a strong and unique relationship with patients and the public because of the way most charities are funded.
- AMRC can, with our members, represent that voice to policy makers, ensuring the priorities of patients and the public are properly considered.
- Our vision for research in the NHS calls for each and every patient to have the chance to take part in appropriate research, wherever they live.
Quality and standards
- AMRC members involve patients throughout the research cycle, from developing a research strategy or selecting potential research projects to evaluating outcomes.
- AMRC works with external organisations such as James Lind Alliance and NETSCC to showcase approaches to patient involvement in research prioritisation.
Data and impact
- 170,000 people were recruited into charity-funded trials in 2016
- Our impact report shows 9% of the charity-funded awards led to 1,016 policy and practice influences
- Nine out of ten people would be willing to take part in clinical research if they were diagnosed with a medical condition