(1) Capture researchers’ experience with patient and other stakeholders engagement in research (2) describe the role of patients and stakeholders in research projects, and (3) describe engagement in research from the researcher point of view.
To review and score project plans to assess planners’ intentions to elicit community participation along five dimensions: WHO is to participate? In WHAT activities? And through which process or HOW, given the PROJECT CHARACTERISTICS, and the conditions in the TASK ENVIRONMENT?
To track the impact of public involvement in research in this sample from project inception through to completion where possible and, at a minimum, for complete stages of the research process (design, recruitment, data collection, analysis, dissemination). Identify the desired outputs and outcomes of public involvement in research in the sample from multiple stakeholder perspectives (e.g. members of the public, researchers, research managers).
To assess the organizational impact of patient involvement.
To help researchers assess the impacts of involving members of the public in health and social care research.