Public and Patient Involvement (PPI)

"Public and Patient Involvement (PPI) occurs when patients and the public work in partnership with researchers in setting priorities for research, in planning and managing research studies, as well as summarising, distributing, sharing and putting results into practice."

-Health Research Board Primary Care Clinical Trials Network Ireland

The all-Ireland PPI Ignite Network (link to PPI Ignite Network website) was launched in November 2021. The RCSI PPI Office can be contacted at

PPI activities do not require research ethics approval.