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Going the extra mile – creating a co-operative model for supporting patient and public involvement in research

Overview of attention for article published in Research Involvement and Engagement, April 2016
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Title
Going the extra mile – creating a co-operative model for supporting patient and public involvement in research
Published in
Research Involvement and Engagement, April 2016
DOI 10.1186/s40900-016-0025-z
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Authors

Adele Horobin

Abstract

In 2014, the Chief Medical Officer and Director General of Research and Development commissioned a review of patient and public involvement in the National Institute for Health Research. The report on this review, entitled 'Going the Extra Mile' was published in March, 2015. It described the bold goal of expecting all people using health and social care, and increasing numbers of the public, to be aware of and choosing to be involved in research. This requires more effort to build public awareness of research and better support for the public and researchers to do patient and public involvement in research. The author has created a new way of providing support for patient and public involvement based on co-operation between organisations. Termed 'share-banking', this model pools limited resources across organisations to deliver a regional programme of support activities for patient and public involvement over the long term. This includes helping organisations to share and learn from each other to avoid 're-inventing wheels' (where separate organisations each develop the same thing from the beginning). The 'Going the Extra Mile' report recommends that local organisations should work together to deliver public involvement activities across a region. 'Share-banking' should help fulfil this recommendation. The 'Going the Extra Mile' final report opened with the ambition to increase the public's awareness, participation and involvement in research. It stated the need for public and researchers to be better supported to do public involvement. A new co-operative model, termed 'share-banking', has been developed whereby organisations pool limited resources to create and sustain support for patient and public involvement in research. This should fulfil the 'Going the Extra Mile' report's recommendation to take a collaborative, cross-organisational and regional approach to public involvement.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 1 4%
Unknown 25 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 5 19%
Student > Postgraduate 4 15%
Student > Master 3 12%
Student > Doctoral Student 1 4%
Other 1 4%
Other 4 15%
Unknown 8 31%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 4 15%
Nursing and Health Professions 4 15%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2 8%
Psychology 2 8%
Social Sciences 2 8%
Other 4 15%
Unknown 8 31%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 29. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 11 October 2018.
All research outputs
#948,832
of 19,561,582 outputs
Outputs from Research Involvement and Engagement
#90
of 314 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#19,534
of 275,847 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Research Involvement and Engagement
#2
of 7 outputs
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