All future events

  • Healthy Apps Workshop
    23 Sep 2014 - Preston

    In association with Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust this Healthy Apps workshop is for people from across the NHS to discuss and promote innovation and collaboration in digital healthcare.

    It will be innovative in its approach as it will focus on knowledge sharing and learning between businesses, the NHS and other key stakeholders including the local Government and representatives from universities.

    The aim of the workshop is to examine the impact that healthcare apps can have in the NHS, what is already in the marketplace and how the established network can support the development and implementation of future health care apps.


  • NHS R&D Conference: Lets Talk Research
    24 Sep 2014 - Bolton

    This major regional conference will provide health and social care professionals with an opportunity to increase their understanding of the research landscape within the North West, hear from some of our leading researchers and share best practice in cultivating cultures of research and innovation in clinical teams.


  • NIHR School for Primary Care Research (SPCR) Showcase
    26 Sep 2014 - Oxford

    The second SPCR showcase will take place on 26 September, 2014, in Oxford and aims to highlight key primary care research from across the eight member departments at the universities of Birmingham, Bristol, Keele, Manchester, Nottingham, Oxford, Southampton and UCL.


  • NIHR Programme Grants for Applied Research Information Events
    1 Oct 2014 - Leeds

    This event will offer an opportunity to gain a greater understanding of the NIHR Programme Grants for Applied Research (PGfAR) funding stream. Registration to this event is FREE and refreshments will be provided.

    The events will be held in Leeds, London and Birmingham on 1 October 2014, 24 October 2014 and 4 November 2014 respectively.

    For more information click on the above link.


  • 2nd NWC Connected Health Ecosystem event
    8 Oct 2014 - Chorley

    You are invited to attend the second North West Coast Connected Health Ecosystem event with the focus of interoperability in health and social care – examining the way different computer systems and devices ‘talk to each other’.

    The Ecosystem work aims to bring together healthcare, industry, academia and patient organisations to focus on improving health across the North West Coast at the same time as generating economic benefits for the region, through the uptake and deployment of connected health solutions.

    Connected Health is an umbrella term which includes eHealth, mHealth, Digital Health, pHealth, telehealth, telecare along with other terms which promote the use of technology within health.

    The event will give delegates the opportunity to:

    • Develop a greater understating of what interoperability means to health and social care, including hearing this from a patients perspective
    • Hear about case study examples from across Europe
    • Learn about the potential solutions to some of the challenges associated with data exchange
    • Network and develop new relationships
      Market and showcase work

  • Enteric Hackday 2014: New frontiers in GI healthcare technology development
    8 Oct 2014 - London

    NIHR Enteric HTC is pleased to announce this major event.  A one-day event providing a major networking opportunity for clinicians, industry, patients and healthcare professionals, exploring the unmet needs and brainstorming the upcoming opportunities in gastrointestinal technology development.


  • i4i Life Sciences Accelerator programme
    14 Oct 2014 - Henley-on-Thames

    The i4i Life Sciences Accelerator programme is designed specifically to help health and medtech researchers maximise their chances of success when applying for funding and investment.

    The programme has been developed by i4i, along with experienced medtech industry experts, to equip researchers in industry, academia and the NHS with the skills and knowledge required to put together robust business plans and strong funding applications that will satisfy funding panels, investors and external experts.


  • CLAHRC NWC Evidence Synthesis Information event
    22 Oct 2014 - Leyland

    The CLAHRC NWC Evidence Synthesis Collaboration is holding a one-day workshop/information event to support stakeholders who are considering whether to collaborate with partners and work together on an evidence synthesis project.

    The workshop is interactive and has been designed to allow peers to learn from each other. The one-day event will offer plenty of opportunity for attendees to share, highlight and discuss specific ideas and questions with experts from the Evidence Synthesis Collaboration, click here for the event programme

    Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

    Free places are available for partner organisations, limited to 45 people per event and allocated on a first come, first served basis.


  • NIHR Programme Grants for Applied Research Information Events
    24 Oct 2014 - London

    This event will offer an opportunity to gain a greater understanding of the NIHR Programme Grants for Applied Research (PGfAR) funding stream. Registration to this event is FREE and refreshments will be provided.

    The events will be held in Leeds, London and Birmingham on 1 October 2014, 24 October 2014 and 4 November 2014 respectively.

    For more information click on the above link.


  • Getting started in research: moving from thoughts to action
    29 Oct 2014 - Manchester

    For healthcare professionals working in the NHS it can be challenging to identify the options and opportunities available to increase your research skills and expertise. This workshop will provide participants with the opportunity to explore some of the options and, as importantly, utilise a range of exercises to move you from thinking about getting started in research to developing a tangible course of action to make this a reality.


  • National Cancer Research Institute Cancer Conference
    2 Nov 2014 - Liverpool

    The National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Cancer Conference provides a forum for researchers from different disciplines to exchange knowledge and ideas, and showcases the best in basic science, clinical trials, qualitative research and dataset analysis.


  • NIHR Programme Grants for Applied Research Information Events
    4 Nov 2014 - Birmingham

    This event will offer an opportunity to gain a greater understanding of the NIHR Programme Grants for Applied Research (PGfAR) funding stream. Registration to this event is FREE and refreshments will be provided.

    The events will be held in Leeds, London and Birmingham on 1 October 2014, 24 October 2014 and 4 November 2014 respectively.

    For more information click on the above link.


  • Developing proposals for the Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) programme
    6 Nov 2014 - Lancaster

    This seminar is one of a series organised by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Research Design Service for the North West (RDS NW) to highlight national funding opportunities for applied health and social care research. We aim to give researchers a better understanding of funding priorities, application processes and future plans and an opportunity for dialogue with panel members and successful grant holders.


  • ‘Trials within Cohorts’ (TwiCs) symposium
    10 Nov 2014 - London

    Trials within Cohorts’ (TwiCs) symposium, hosted by NIHR CLAHRC Yorkshire and Humber and NIHR CLAHRC North Thames

    Since the publication in 2010 of the innovative ‘cohort multiple randomised controlled trial’ design (http://www.bmj.com/content/340/bmj.c1066), there has been growing interest in conducting multiple trials within cohorts.

    NIHR CLAHRC Yorkshire and Humber and NIHR CLAHRC North Thames are jointly holding a ‘Trials within Cohorts’ symposium on 10th and 11th November 2014, at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine – the purpose of which is to advance the development and application of this pragmatic trial design.

    Over a dozen triallists from the UK, Canada and Netherlands with ‘hands on’ experience of the ‘cohort multiple RCT’ design are coming together to share what they have learnt, and to discuss the ethical, statistical and practical challenges of the design.

    Day one showcases the work and learning of these triallists and end with an expert panel discussion on the design.

    Day two focuses on drawing up reporting guidelines for this design (am), and the role of the design for facilitating surgery research (pm).

    We invite all researchers interested in practical trial design to participate in some or all of this two day symposium. For more information or to book your place go to:  http://www.shef.ac.uk/scharr/sections/ph/conferences/twics/home

    Please contact administrator Kate Collins (kate.collins@ucl.ac.uk) with any questions about the event.

    Both NIHR CLAHRC Yorkshire and Humber and NIHR CLAHRC North Thames are funded by the National Institute for Health Research (http://www.nihr.ac.uk)


  • i4i Life Sciences Accelerator programme
    11 Nov 2014 - Henley-on-Thames

    The i4i Life Sciences Accelerator programme is designed specifically to help health and medtech researchers maximise their chances of success when applying for funding and investment.

    The programme has been developed by i4i, along with experienced medtech industry experts, to equip researchers in industry, academia and the NHS with the skills and knowledge required to put together robust business plans and strong funding applications that will satisfy funding panels, investors and external experts.


  • Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) research conference
    18 Nov 2014 - London

    This conference is the third annual research conference held on this subject – jointly organised by The King’s Fund and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine – and it will draw together researchers already involved and others interested in contributing to hear about current work and to consider the future research agenda.

    In addition to learning about recent and current research in England, similar developments in the USA and Spain will be discussed.


  • INVOLVE conference
    26 Nov 2014 - Birmingham

    The Conference will bring together members of the public, service users, researchers, research commissioners and representatives of voluntary sector organisations, who share a common interest in public involvement in NHS, public health and social care research.