Apply to be a mentor on the 2021-22 Patient Group Mentoring Programme!

We are now recruiting mentors for the sixth round of our Patient Group Mentoring Programme!

If you believe that you have something to offer to a rare disease patient group, whether that be advice on time management, ideas for patient involvement in research or simply a listening ear, we want to hear from you!

The deadline to apply is no later than midnight on 4th July - AKA this Sunday!

Our 2021-22 Programme will officially launch on 14th July.

To learn more and apply as a mentor:

We particularly welcome individuals with expertise in:

- Business management

- Running charities/patient groups

- Communications

- Consultancy

- Coaching

Other skills needed:

- Accounting

- Event planning

- Social media

- Leadership

- Data handling

- Fundraising

- Research

- Web design

- And much more!

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Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact Mary Rose at

We look forward to welcoming you onto the 2021-22 Patient Group Mentoring Programme!