Help us understand the issue of diversity in clinical trials
What needs to get done
Attending and take an active part in up to 4 online focus groups (it would be great if you can attend them all).
Representing your broader community as well as your own perspectives.
Reviewing any documents before meetings and be prepared to contribute.
Suggesting items for discussion and potential next steps.
You will also need to have a good internet connection so that you can take part in online meetings on Microsoft Teams.
How your contribution will help
In these focus groups, you will help to shape:
Our understanding of challenges and barriers faced by different groups in relation to clinical trials.
Our future plans to make sure our clinical trials are more representative of the UK patient
The information we provide to patients, public and the research community to address the issue.
Our engagement with diverse groups to improve their awareness and understanding of
What you will get out of it
Clinical trials are a key part of our work. They're medical research studies that aim to find out if a new treatment or procedure is safe, better than any existing current treatment, helps patients feel better, or give them a better quality of life.
Your responses and opinions will feed into the ongoing development of our work. CRUK will provide information about the outcomes of each consultation and of your work when this information becomes available.