It is important to involve patients and the public in pharmaceutical medicines research and development. Suzanne Parsons and Bella Starling examine who is interested, who is not and why. Involving patients and the public as active partners in their healthcare and in healthcare research has become an increasingly important policy issue in the last two […]
Will new wave bring a tide of progress for public health?
Public health has benefited from four waves of activity. Dr Julia Segar asks what the fifth wave will bring. It is sometimes said that progress comes in waves, with the fifth wave representing a tide of change that cannot be resisted. But it is as yet unclear if this principle will apply in public health, […]