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Events, Research Design and Conduct Service (RDCS)

RDCS South East Wales Grant Writing Day 2019

Posted on 31 October 2019 by Philip Pallmann

Background On 26th September 2019 the Research Design and Conduct Service (RDCS) South East Wales hosted an all-day grant writing Day at Birchwood House, Cardiff. Sixteen delegates working across four health boards (Aneurin Bevan University HB, Cardiff and Vale University HB, Cwm Taf Morgannwg University HB, Powys Teaching HB) and Public Health Wales attended the
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Patient and Public Involvement, Proxy Decision-Making

NIHR Fellowship Project Exploring Research Involving Adults Lacking Capacity To Consent – Our Public And Patient Involvement Journey

Posted on 28 October 2019 by Victoria Shepherd

Project exploring research involving adults who lack capacity to consent For the past 3 years I have been conducting a project exploring the ethical, legal, and practical challenges that may be encountered when involving people with impaired capacity in research. The project, titled ‘Informed consent and proxy decision making in research involving adults lacking capacity:
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Events

NIHR Doctoral Fellowship: Interview with Tim Pickles

Posted on 8 October 2019 by Timothy Pickles

Tim Pickles is a statistician and NIHR Doctoral Fellow in the Centre for Trials Research, a UKCRC-registered clinical trials unit based at Cardiff University. Here he talks about his Fellowship journey so far, and his ambitions for the future. Background What Fellowship was awarded? I have been awarded an NIHR Doctoral Fellowship and started on
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Infections

World Sepsis Day 2019

Posted on 13 September 2019 by Kerry Hood

How can we reduce deaths from sepsis without contributing to the problem of antimicrobial resistance (AMR)? Today on World Sepsis Day (13th September 2019), as both members of the public and health professionals alike, we can all learn more about how to spot signs of sepsis.  Whilst there are many conditions where a watchful waiting
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