Birmingham Rheumatology Research Patient Partnership (R2P2)

Birmingham Rheumatology Research Patient Partnership (R2P2)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?

Please contact us for further information. 

How do I get support from Patient Research Partners?

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News and events


The National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society (NRAS) is holding an RA Awareness Week, 19-25 June 2017. Their website contains details that might be of interest to patients and their families and each day will be focussing on different themes.

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Helping us help you be informed. 

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