We believe that patients should have a say in research that is potentially for their benefit. The Birmingham Rheumatology Research Patient Partnership (R2P2) is a group of patients who support research studies at the University of Birmingham, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust and University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust.
How do I become involved in the work of the Rheumatology Research Group?
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How do I get support from Patient Research Partners?
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National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society's Healthcare Champions
One of the R2P2 members, Anne Austin, nominated Prof Chris Buckley and Specialist nurse
Alison Deeming (City Hospital) for the NRAS Healthcare Champion awards and her applications were succesful. Read more
News flash: The Rheumatology Research Patient Partnership (R2P2) was highly commended in the Clinical Research Network West Midlands Awards 2016 in the category ‘Patient & Public Involvement & Engagement’ Read more
New information resources
In collaboration with our European partner organizations and patient research partners, we have developed two informational resources for people who may be at an elevated risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis in the future. Read more