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Patient Reported Outcome Measures PROMS Annual Research Conference 2019

Patient Reported Outcome Measures PROMS Annual Research Conference 2019

Advances in Patient Reported Outcomes: Integration and Innovation

The Centre for Psychological Research (PsyCen) at Leeds Beckett University is hosting the annual PROMS conference on June 13th 2019 and registration is now open. 

The conference is endorsed by the International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL) and generously supported by the Yorkshire & Humber, West, East of England and Oxford NIHR Collaborations for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRCs) & SpringerOpen 

The PROMS conference welcomes clinicians, researchers, academics, patient partners, students and early career researchers and others working or interested in the field. We have oral, poster and rapid reporting sessions on Innovative public and patient involvement, diversity, self-management, clinical practice, ePROM and cutting edge methods, challenges of PROM collaboration, and the role of pilot studies.

We are pleased to confirm our Plenary Speakers, Roger Wilson CBE 'Understanding Value', Nana Skorgaard (Head of Digitisation, Danish Ministry of Health) and Professor Stephen Radley, (Sheffield Teaching Hospitals and University of Sheffield) ‘Web-based PROMs in practice; from Women’s Health to Pre-Operative Assessment’.

Professor Galina Velikova (Patient Centered Outcome Research: University of Leeds) will chair a workshop 'ePROMs feedback to clinicians challenges and solutions' along with Dr Mairead Murphy (Centre for Academic Primary Care- Bristol) and Dr Kerry Avery & Dr Carmen Tsang (University of Bristol).

Please take a look at our programme and register here

Many thanks to our sponsors for the generous support of this event: NIHR CLAHRC OxfordYorkshire and HumberWest East of England & SpringerOpen


Speaker bios

Find out more about our guest speakers: 

Kerry Avery, PhD, is a Senior Lecturer in Health Services Research at Bristol Medical School, University of Bristol. The focus of Kerry's research is on optimising methods for evaluating invasive healthcare procedures (especially surgery), including early and late phase study design and randomised controlled trials (RCTs). 

Mairead Murphy, PhD is a Senior Research Associate at Bristol Medical School, University of Bristol. She previously worked as a research and evaluation consultant for the public sector and non-governmental sector in the UK and in Uganda. Mairead’s main areas of research are on the development and use of patient-reported outcome measures, Delphi consensus studies, and evaluation tools and methods. She is currently working on an NIHR RfPB-funded study - the Consultation Open and Close (COAC) Study - which will use electronic PROMs feedback from patients to GP to share information before the consultation, thus improving the capacity of GPs to uncover and address patient concerns.

Carman Tsang, PhD is a Research Fellow at Bristol Medical School, University of Bristol. She is a methodologist in surgical research with a background in service evaluation and quality improvement, and is interested in using electronic health records, including data linkage, as well as applying novel mixed methods. 

Hollie Richards is a Senior Research Associate at the Bristol Biomedical Research Centre at Bristol Medical School, University of Bristol. Hollie's background is in Health Psychology and the main focus of her research is the inclusion of patient reported outcomes in routine care, specifically surgical interventions. 

Professor Stephen Radley MD FRCS FRCOG is is Consultant Gynaecologist in Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, where he is also  Director of Research for Obstetrics, Gynaecology & Neonatology, Clinical Lead and Training Programme Director for Urogynaecology. His medical education was at Queens’ College Cambridge, and King's College Hospital London, where he graduated in 1987. During his training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Sheffield, he spent 2 years working in Urology and Urology research. He was awarded MD in 2005 and was Honorary Chair with the University of Sheffield in 2018. His clinical interests include pelvic floor disorders, prolapse, bladder, bowel and sexual dysfunction. 

Stephen was responsible for the initial concept, design, testing and implementation of ePAQ (electronic Personal Assessment Questionnaire). This web-based system has now been deployed in over 20 units in the UK and overseas, supporting web-based assessment and monitoring of patients in routine clinical practice, including ‘Virtual Clinics’.


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