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?”.
The TIDieR reporting guideline helps authors fully report their interventions, so that they can be used by others. However, TIDieR only explicitly covers active interventions, not placebo controls. The developers of the new TIDieR-Placebo extension explain why it is needed Read More