People living with pain hear it over and over – ‘your patient voice and experience matter’.

I know it does and I know that we are all a bunch of great humans who hand over our information willingly in order to prevent others from enduring our difficulties.

But it would be really nice for patients to be paid for their valuable information wherever possible – especially as most of us have endured a huge disadvantage to our livelihoods because of chronic illness.

So here’s a way…! Savvy Cooperative is one company valuing people’s information. Savvy Cooperative aim to empower people to use their patient experiences to improve health innovations.

You can sign up to be notified of research relating to your chronic health condition – there’s a ‘gig’ open for people with osteoarthritis now.