Real stories

Meet some of our research participants and patients and see how research has changed their lives.

Public and patient involvement

Read some of our group member’s experiences of being involved. If you have a story to tell, please share it by emailing



Becky is a student nurse, patient and carer for her sister. She was one of the first to join our young adults’ patient and public involvement group.

Read her story



Daniel is a member of our adult public involvement group and is also a Patient Research Ambassador for Southampton General Hospital. He does this around his full time work, as an electronic technician.

Read his story



Tom became involved following a clinical trial.

Read his story

Trial participants

Joan Whitcher
Respiratory trial participant

Rachel Marie Le Couteur
Ophthalmology trial participant

Gary Guthrie
Bronchoscopy trial participant

Anna and Freya Anderson
Nutrition trial participant and parent