A new scheme that will award £25,000 bursaries to two patient groups has opened for applications.
Patient groups - including local groups, social enterprises and professional associations - that wish to undertake projects in the following areas can apply:
- developing capacity to deliver health services to the NHS
- improving and promoting patient empowerment and information
- reducing health inequalities
For more details on the scheme, which is being run by pharmaceutical firm Sanofi-aventis, see www.sanofi-aventis.co.uk.