References                                                     On-line resources 
Department of Health (2012) Health and Social Care Act. TSO: London. Available here  

Department of Health (2013) NHS Constitution for England. DOH: London. Available here 

Further reading

Mockford et al (2012) The impact of patient and public involvement on UK NHS health care: a systematic review. International Journal for Quality in Health Care. 24, 1, 2838.

Nilsen et al (2006) Methods of consumer involvement in developing healthcare policy and research, clinical practice guidelines and patient information material. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2006, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD004563. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004563.pub2. Available here.

Palm et al (2013) Values, principles and standards for public involvement in research. INVOLVE. Available here

Rose et al (2014) How do managers and leaders in the National Health Service and social care respond to service user involvement in mental health services in both its traditional and emergent forms? The ENSUE study. Health Services and Delivery Research. 2,10. DOI: 10.3310/hsdr02100. Available here.

Be involved

A website about getting involved in research in South Yorkshire, see here


A national advisory group, funded by the NIHR, that supports greater public involvement in NHS, public health and social care research, see here

National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)

The NIHR encourage public involvement in their funded research, see here

Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE)

SCIE provides resources to support co-production and participation, see here