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Read the new ELF factsheet on patient input

Last Update 06/04/2021

This factsheet explains what patient input is and what the benefits are for patients and healthcare professionals


As a patient or relative or carer, you have a unique perspective on the impact of a medical condition on life, work and family. This experience is invaluable to healthcare professionals, policy makers and researchers.

Speaking up for yourself and others with your condition can make a huge difference to how healthcare is delivered in the future. This process is formally called “patient and public involvement” or PPI.

This new factsheet explains what PPI is, what the benefits are for patients and healthcare professionals and how healthcare is changing as a result.

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