Sally Crowe is an experienced facilitator of patient and public involvement in health and social care research and services development. She co chaired the James Lind Alliance (JLA), a national coalition tackling treatment uncertainties in health care, from 2007 – 2013 and is currently supporting a JLA Priority Setting Partnership in Early Osteoarthritis of Hip and Knee. She supports the International Pelvic Pain Partnership, a group of patient organisations striving for better treatments and more relevant research in chronic pelvic pain. Sally is public representative on the NIHR Systematic Review Programme Board, and the Medical Research Council Ethics Regulation and Public Involvement Committee. She is a member of the British Medical Journal's Patient Panel and on the Editorial Board of BioMed Central's new Research Involvement and Engagement Journal.