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Good practice guidelines on the recruitment and involvement of public members on Trial Steering Committees (TSCs) / Study Steering Committees (SSCs)

https://www.nihr.ac.uk/documents/good-practice-guidelines-on-the-recruitment-and-involvement-of-public-members-on-trial-steering-committees-tscs-study-steering-committees-sscs/27348

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Having public members on a Trial or Study Steering Committee (TSC/SSC) is required by the NIHR and can be hugely beneficial, as they can provide a unique “critical friend” stakeholder perspective usually with lived experience of the area of research.
New coproduced guidance has been launched and can be found here: https://www.nihr.ac.uk/documents/good-practice-guidelines-on-the-recruitment-and-involvement-of-public-members-on-trial-steering-committees-tscs-study-steering-committees-sscs/27348
This guidance is for use by researchers, public members and TSC/SSC chairs and members. It provides definitions of research oversight groups including TSC/SSCs, describes the public member role and expectations and outlines good practice for recruitment and involvement of public members on TSC/SSCs.

Gwen Isaacs,

8th July 2021

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  • Managing involvement

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  • Guidance

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