Plenaries at HSRUK Conference 2018

Author Daniel Camero
Posted 2018.06.05
04 Jul 2018
05 Jul 2018

Plenaries at HSRUK Conference 2018

Dawning of the era of systems and creativity: the challenge for health services research - Wednesday 04 July, morning

Sir Nick Black, Professor of Health Services Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Despite the achievements of the recent era of assessment and accountability, the quest for equitable, affordable health care of satisfactory quality continues. There is increasing recognition of the need for a new era focused on systems and creativity. While this presents health services research with considerable challenges, the opportunities to play a key role in supporting and promoting radical change to health and social care will be explored


National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) – what’s new? - Wednesday 04 July, afternoon

Dr Louise Wood, Director of Science, Research and Evidence at the Department of Health and Social Care

Louise will talk about a refresh of the NIHR strategy, building on the strengths of the Institute’s first decade and taking into account demographic trends and the findings of the NIHR Futures of Health report


Rapid evaluations: what are they and why do them? - Thursday 05 July, afternoon

A panel of researchers from UCL DAHR, The Health Services Management Centre (HSMC), and The Health Foundation will present their latest findings on rapid evaluations.

Co-chaired by Prof Naomi Fulop and Prof Judith Smith


NEWSFLASH: The NIHR global health research programme: exploring opportunities to support health systems research

Mike Batley, Deputy Director of Research Programmes, Department of Health and Social Care


NEWSFLASH: Collaborating with the EU after Brexit

Johan Hansen, TO-REACH

With Brexit potentially disrupting longstanding research collaborations with other European countries, it is important to assess alternative funding opportunities at European level. This newsflash will point to an opportunity for UK-EU collaboration, allowing to continue cross-country learning with our most proximate neighbours, especially in a time when our health service mostly needs it.


NEWSFLASH: Health Services Research Toolkit

Prof Peter Bower, NIHR Clinical Research Network,