The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is rolling out a new patient engagement service for the life sciences industry. This initiative, which has been in development for almost a year, aims to bring patients and life science companies together earlier in the clinical development process, before a study protocol is finalised. This will enable patients to help companies make clinical trials as patient-friendly as possible.

Read more on the NIHR website here, including a video of patient Keith Wilson, who gives his perspectives on the project