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Engaging with, and asking patients about their experiences of taking part in clinical research provides research professionals with a wealth of information which helps to shape how research is designed, conducted and delivered. Over the past 2 years, the Clinical Research Network North East and North Cumbria (CRN NENC) has been involved in a national initiative, the Patient Research Experience Survey (PRES) which involved collecting patient feedback on their experiences of taking part in health related research, to help us learn what is good and what could be improved, from a patient viewpoint.

The results are now in and they are really encouraging. See the info-graphic below for the key findings.

We have also created a range of promotional items that you can use to share these results. Visit our PRES downloads page to view and download these items.