Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research
The event brought together 500 people with a common interest in public involvement in NHS, public health and social care research including members of the public, service users, researchers, research commissioners and representatives of voluntary sector organisations. There were many stimulating presentations and discussions about how patients and the public are currently involved in research, how learning and support is provided for involvement, how the impact of PPI is being researched and thoughts on future directions.
Allison Hirst, EQUATOR Research Fellow, contributed to the discussion on behalf of the EQUATOR Network by presenting on the topic of “How can poor reporting of health research impact on patients and the public?” and “What can we all do about it?”.
How can reporting quality interfere with reproducibility issues and overall trust in science results? With that question in mind, we participated in the Reproducibility, Replicability and Trust in Science conference organised by the Wellcome Genome Campus from 9 to 11...