The Value Of Building Relationships With People Living With Pain And Empowerment Through Research


Our patient and public involvement and engagement team lead, Antony Chuter, has lived with chronic pain for over 30 years. He recently spoke to the Alleviate research team about his experiences. Watch the fifth of six episodes from the series ‘Antony Chuter- Living with Pain and What is PPI?'

Antony, who has a number of other health conditions, chose to become a patient partner. He works with the Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) team because of the difference it can make to health outcomes.  

In this episode Antony explains the value of building relationships with people living with pain and empowering them through involvement in research. 

“Building relationships on kindness and listening and patience with one another is key to this.”

building relationships and empowerment through research – antony chuter

Alleviate is working with HDR UK to create an online, safe, platform as a key resource for the national pain research communities. Creating this hub will enable researchers to tackle the challenges in understanding the complexity and unpredictability of pain. It will also reveal new and improved treatments across diverse chronic and debilitating pain conditions. 

More information is available on the Alleviate Pain Data Hub website, subscribe to our newsletter for regular updates or join our community. 

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