The Medical Device Manufacturing Centre (MDMC) and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Devices for Dignity (D4D) are pleased to announce this online event on Wednesday 27th of April 2022 at 13:00 (click here to register).

Join us for this webinar explaining the need for SMEs to understand why it is important to involve their customers prior to designing, manufacturing and selling their product to the NHS and the benefits that this approach can provide.

There will be an extensive Q&A session where there will be plenty of opportunity to ask questions to leaders in Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement (PPIE).

Questions for the panel can be emailed in advance at

This webinar will be of interest to designers and manufacturers developing medical device products and want to understand the importance of patient and public involvement and how this can help shape their products.

Lise Sproson

Lise Sproson

NHS Innovation Manager, Devices for Dignity

With over 30 years of experience delivering patient care as an Allied Health Professional in the NHS, Lise is an expert in the development and delivery of research studies. As Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) Lead, she oversees the development of creative ways of engaging patients, carers and members of the public.

Prof. Adewale Adebajo, MBE

Prof. Adewale Adebajo, MBE

Consultant Rheumatologist and Clinical Director at Barnsley NHS Foundation Trust

During his career, Professor Adebajo has made important contributions to health services research. His efforts in promoting inclusive patient and public involvement in health research was recognised with an MBE in 2021.

Lynn Laidlaw

Lynn Laidlaw

Patient Contributor and Researcher

Lynn Laidlaw is an experienced public contributor and is involved in Patient and Public Involvement and co-production across the UK.

The webinar will be hosted on Zoom, with link provided following registration.

Please click here to register

We looking forward to seeing you.

The MDMC Team