EVOLVE: giving patients a mEaningful VOice in the design and deLiVery of carE

EVOLVE is a unique collaboration of a profession society (European Association of Urology), guideline panels, researchers, clinicians and patient representatives to improve guideline development and implementation for genitourinary cancers in Europe.  The aim of the project is to develop a model of patient involvement that will give patients a meaningful voice in the design and delivery of care and will investigate how wider stakeholders can help to integrate the patient voice into guidelines.

EVOLVE is funded by 

AUU researchers involved in this project:  Sara MacLennan, Steven MacLennan and Josefine Bjorkqvist.

External collaborators: Giles, R. (International Kidney Cancer Coalition), Cornford, P (Royal Liverpool University Hospitals Trust), Plass, K (European Association of Urology); van Poppel, H (European Association of Urology); Makaroff, L (Fight Bladder Cancer), van Hemelrijck, M (King’s College London) and Cowl, J (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence).