Healthcare staff involvement with applied health research: what are the benefits? ARC National Implementation/Improvement Science Themes’ Network


The benefits for health and social care organisations and for researchers of involving patients and staff in research are well established. The benefits for health and social care staff – personally and professionally- are, however, less well known. Thus, the Yorkshire and Humber ARC established cross-ARC implementation and improvement science network are collaborating on a scoping review, designed to identify the benefits for staff of being involved in applied health research projects.

The review will categorize the different ways staff can be involved, and will summarise the personal and professional benefits reported. It will also explore whether benefits depend on how staff are involved and their profession. These results will help maximise benefits for staff involved in research and suggest future studies needed in this area.


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