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PPI Resources

This page contains a wide range of the most useful resources relating to PPI.

INVOLVE website:

Includes online training for public reviewers, payment guidelines for PPI contributors, resources for people wanting to undertake PPI and a library of examples.


RDS North West:

Patient and public involvement how to:

Public involvement:

Funds for PPI:


McPin Foundation: Mental health specific resource:

Database of voluntary and community groups. Newsletter you can advertise PPI opportunities on.


PPI guidelines for surgical trials:


Piaff – The Public Involvement Impact Assessment Framework Guidance


Technology and PPI/engagement:


PENCLARHC have a lot of PPI resources:


Research methods handbook for PPI contributors (freely available and co-authored with service users and carers):


ESRC public engagement guidance:


National co-ordinatoring centre for public engagement:


Wellcome: Planning your public engagement:


A patient and public involvement (PPI) toolkit for meaningful and flexible involvement in clinical trials: 


Toolkit for evidence based co-design: 


University of Liverpool public engagement resources:


Other UoL resources:




PPI and systematic reviews:


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