Given patient inclusion as part of the research team has been around, in some cases, for a quarter of a century, those patients who have been involved in these activities for some time help guide researchers on best practices.
- The Saskatchewan Center for Patient-Oriented Research (SCPOR)A partnership of organizations that play a key role in supporting patient-oriented research (POR) across Saskatchewan. SCPOR was formed as part of Canada’s Strategy for Patient Oriented Research (SPOR) implemented by Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). SCPOR is one of 11 SUPPORT units dedicated to building capacity for patient-oriented research. scpor.ca creates a guide for researchers to consider when starting a patient-oriented research project. This guide was created in conjunction with patient partners and based on items important to them .
Tools: Guidance – Patient-researcher engagement
Context: Research & Development