World Autism Awareness Week 2019

Posted on 1 April 2019 by Claire Johnson

You may have heard the saying “When you have met one person with autism, you have met one person with autism”.  This is certainly true, and through my work as a parent volunteer with the National Autistic Society, and by being a member of a charity called “Thrive” I have met many wonderful children and
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Ronnie and Sarah working around a computer on Do Different Day with Mark Goddard.

Do Something Different Day: A Day In A Clinical Trials Unit

Posted on 26 February 2019 by Carolyn Blake

Do Something Different Day The Centre for Trials Research participated in the School of Medicine’s ‘Do Something Different Day’ inviting colleagues to try something different by joining our Data Managers, our Archivist and/or Development Officer and to experience a part of their role. The Scheme was introduced by the School of Medicine to give individuals
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photo of roadmap of NIHRIO project

Better Healthcare Through More Inclusive Research – A Dissemination Event On Innovations In Clinical Trials Design And Delivery For Under-Represented Groups

Posted on 13 December 2018 by Victoria Shepherd

A vision for ‘better healthcare through more inclusive research’ During the past year, a project looking at innovations in clinical trials design and delivery for under-represented groups has been carried out by a group of researchers at Newcastle University as part of a NIHR CRN speciality cluster, and supported by the NIHR Innovation Observatory. The
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Dr Philip Pallmann presenting at the RDCS Grant Writing Event 2018

RDCS 2-Day Grant Writing Event 2018: Supporting Health And Care Research Wales Grant Proposals

Posted on 15 November 2018 by Philip Pallmann

Last week the Research Design and Conduct Service (RDCS) South East Wales hosted a two-day grant writing retreat at Birchwood House, Cardiff. Nine NHS pharmacists, midwives, physiotherapists, GPs, psychologists, and public health researchers working across both Cardiff and Vale and Aneurin Bevan University Health Boards as well as Public Health Wales and the NHS Wales
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Making Research Funding Applications For The NHS And Social Care

Posted on 2 October 2018 by Kim Madden

Making Research Funding Applications for the NHS and Social Care The Research Design and Conduct Service (RDCS) South East Wales supports staff working within the National Health Service and social care to develop high quality research funding proposals. The RDCS South East Wales held their second annual event of the year on 13th September 2018.
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International Conference on Communication in Healthcare (ICCH), Porto, Portugal 1-4 Sept 2018

Posted on 10 September 2018 by Denitza Williams

About the conference The recent International Conference on Communication in Healthcare (ICCH) brought together researchers, teachers, practitioners and policy makers from around the world to explore and to improve all aspects of communication in healthcare.  This was a great conference for our researchers at the Division of Population Medicine, the Centre for Trials Research, and PRIME Centre Wales,
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Science Policy: Improving The Uptake Of Research Into UK Policy Course

Posted on 28 August 2018 by Fiona Lugg-Widger

Background Dr Fiona Lugg-Widger (FL) and Dr David Gillespie (DG) recently attended “Science Policy: Improving the Uptake of Research into UK Policy course” on behalf of the Centre for Trials Research. This is a new course delivered at the Wellcome Genome Campus in Cambridge to introduce early career researchers (ECR) to UK policy making and engagement with
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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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