Croí, the Heart & Stroke Charity, offered a number of different opportunities to public and/or patient involvement representatives throughout 2020. An Adherence to Cardiac Rehab in Community Setting Research Study established an Advisory Committee of 10 patient representatives to guide the research process. All patient representatives were nominated by patient organisations. Croi Health Programme Development (eg: Heartlink West) invited 8 representatives, of which six were patients, to participate in a focus group. Patient were selected following a public advertisement process and nominations were made by patient organisations. A Covid-19 Hypertension Research Study offered 10 representatives, of which seven were patients, the opportunity to become co-researchers in a study of hypertension and COVID-19. The representatives were nominated by patient organisations.