Recently, I was approached by Weber Shandwick to contribute to a new initiative, called the Patient Research Exchange (PRE). PRE was founded by a group of patient advocates to foster mutual learning and collaboration.

The expertise of patients and carers is increasingly recognised as an essential component of research and no longer considered just a “nice to have”. Therefore, it is fitting that my first blog with the PRE highlights the importance of making research everyone’s business. Click here to read it!


Written by simonrstones

Simon Stones, BSc (Hons), AMRSB, is a Biomedical Sciences graduate and a doctoral researcher in child and family health. He is a passionate activist and ambassador for young people living with invisible illnesses, inspired and empowered by his own journey with arthritis, fibromyalgia, and inflammatory bowel disease.

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