Letter published in Colorectal Disease Journal

BDRF CEO Peter Rowbottom, co-authored a letter published in Colorectal Disease with Sue Blackwell to address some of the concerns about patient and public involvement activity in the post COVID era.

You can view the full article for free on the Colorectal Disease website here

“While we recognise that there may be a new normal that we may find ourselves living in once this pandemic is over, we must ensure that PPI remains inclusive and does not exclude those who have the lived experience of the conditions that we are researching.”


Blackwell, S. and Rowbottom, P. (2020), Patient and public involvement in the post COVID era. Colorectal Dis, 22: 647-647. doi:10.1111/codi.15114