Events

Person-Centred Care In Care Homes – What Are The Outcomes That Matter? 

Posted on 9 July 2018 by Victoria Shepherd

Person-Centred Care In Care Homes Person-centred care has become firmly embedded in care home settings, policies, and guidance over that last two decades. NICE guidelines promote integrated and person-centred approaches, inspection frameworks for older adults evaluate whether timely, appropriate person centred care has been delivered, and new social care legislation introduced in Wales puts the
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NHS At 70: The Challenge of Reducing Health Inequalities Through Evidence Based Medicine

Posted on 5 July 2018 by Kerry Hood

A New Beginning In 1948, after a war which had rocked the world and challenged previous carefully drawn boundaries between genders, class and affluence, the belief that a better world could be built for all our children resulted in the National Health Service being born. It was born into a world where good medical care
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Pharmacy Research Wales And RDCS Launch First All Wales Pharmacy Research Ideas Study Day

Posted on 22 June 2018 by Sue Channon

Pharmacy Research Wales And All Wales Research Design And Conduct Service (RDCS) Event On the 14th June 2018 Pharmacy Research Wales joined forces with the Research Design and Conduct Service (RDCS) to deliver the first All Wales Pharmacy research ideas study day for the Health Board Pharmacy Research Leads and Pharmacy researchers. Fifteen Pharmacists from
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Identifying And Addressing Shared Challenges In Conducting Health And Social Care Research For Older People (OPAL)

Posted on 18 June 2018 by Victoria Shepherd

Background To The OPAL Programme The world’s population is ageing: virtually every country in the world is experiencing growth in the number and proportion of older people in their population. The number of older people (aged 60 years or over) is expected to more than double by 2050 and to more than triple by 2100
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#WhyWeDoResearch Tweetchat On Research Involving Adults Who Lack Capacity To Consent

Posted on 24 May 2018 by Victoria Shepherd

Background to the #WhyWeDoResearch campaign The hugely successful #WhyWeDoResearch social media campaign was established in 2014 to raise research awareness and opportunities to staff, patients and the public, and to start a conversation about research between all involved. It has quickly become a global phenomenon reaching over 22 countries. The Tweetfest is a timetable of
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From Antwerp to Cardiff and back again

Posted on 30 April 2018 by Kerry Hood

For the last week in April, Dr Sibyl Anthierens from the Department of Primary and Interdisciplinary Care at University of Antwerp has visited the Centre for Trials Research and Division of Population Medicine at Cardiff University.  The aims of this visit were to build on previous collaborations and develop new ones. Dr Sibyl Anthierens: ‘I
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RDCS Writing Retreat Achieves 95% Customer Satisfaction From NHS And Social Care Delegates Seeking To Submit Research Funding Applications

Posted on 6 December 2017 by Philip Pallmann

3-Day Residential Retreat Early in November the Research Design and Conduct Service (RDCS) South East Wales hosted a three-day residential writing retreat at the Old Rectory hotel in Llangattock near Crickhowell. 16 researchers from all over South Wales attended the event, working on seven distinct research proposals targeting the upcoming Research for Patient and Public
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Right Evidence, Better Decisions: National Institute of Health Research Dissemination Centre

Posted on 19 July 2017 by Victoria Shepherd

Background Earlier this month I was invited to attend an event at the Wellcome Collection in London being held to launch the latest themed review by the National Institute of Health Research Dissemination Centre. The Dissemination Centre help clinicians, commissioners and patients to make evidence-based decisions about which treatments and practices are most effective and
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Administrative Data Research Network (ADRN) Annual Conference 2017

Posted on 12 June 2017 by Fiona Lugg

Background I attended the Administrative Data Research Network (ADRN) annual conference in Edinburgh, 1-2 June 2017. There were around 300 delegates with almost 100 talks. Attendees were from across the UK, Korea, Italy, Germany, Australia and the United States, this included representative from various Governments, Funders, Academia & members of the Scottish Public Panel. The Administrative
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We’re Not In Kansas Anymore … Or Even Wales

Posted on 24 May 2017 by Michael Robling

Background In the last fortnight I was fortunate to have attended the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in San Francisco at the vast Moscone Convention Center. Around 6000, mostly US-based, delegates attended and yet were all comfortably accommodated within just one of the three parts of the centre (and the smaller one at that).
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