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Patient and public involvement

Survey participants wanted to shape new diagnostics for patients with cystic fibrosis

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Opportunity to ensure that new diagnostics for lung infections are aligned with the needs of people living with cystic fibrosis.

Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is an inherited, chronic and progressive condition…

New website to help put the public at the heart of research

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A new free digital planning tool is available to help researchers put patients and the public at the heart of their work. is an online planner,…

Survey participants wanted to prioritise unmet diagnostics needs in care homes

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Opportunity to help prioritise the use of diagnostics in care homes.

In June 2021, we successfully applied for over £50,000 from the National Institute for Health and…

Three years of the insight panel

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As they reach their three-year anniversary, the NIHR Newcastle MIC insight panel for patients, public and carers reflect on how they have made a difference to our work.

We held…

Public contributors honoured in Queen Elizabeth II’s Birthday List

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Founding members of the Newcastle MIC’s insight panel for patients, public and carers receive MBEs in Queen Elizabeth II’s Birthday Honours.

Queen Elizabeth II’s Birthday Honours marked the extraordinary contributions…

Meet the MIC: Rosemary Nicholls

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Rosemary Nicholls lives in Saltburn, Cleveland. During her working life Rosemary held various paid and voluntary roles in education. Rosemary was also a volunteer and trainer with a national…

Multiverse Lab of Voices

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Working with nine other NIHR organisations and Unfolding Theatre we have created a record of public voices and identified their health and social care priorities.

Over 3,100…

Survey to identify priorities for young people with inflammatory bowel disease

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Opportunity to help set the research agenda for young people with inflammatory bowel disease.

A group of patients, carers, healthcare professionals, and researchers are collaborating on a project that aims…

Scoping and prioritising the use of near-patient diagnostics in care homes

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One Cell At A Time

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We are delighted to share the details of a new online art and science exhibition called “One Cell At A Time”.

The exhibition brings together newly commissioned artworks and creative…

Collecting the views of the public through the Multiverse Lab

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During a week on the road, the Multiverse Lab team engaged with members of the public and gathered their views on future research.

Research into cancer, dementia, and mental health…

Soapbox Science 2022

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This year marks 11 years of Soapbox Science. This worldwide initiative celebrates women and non-binary scientists by placing them on soapboxes in busy, free, public spaces….