Acing your abstracts
Date: 16 November 2018
Time: 09:00 - 13:00
Venue: Health and Care Research Wales Support and Delivery Centre, Cardiff
Our half day workshop will provide you with the tips and tricks to produce an abstract which will have a greater chance of being accepted by the judges.
The workshop will also provide you with lots of ideas on how to produce a winning poster, which will appeal to judges and delegates alike. Read more and register.
The Health and Care Research Wales Support Centre provides a high-quality Wales-wide training programme to support excellence in health and social care research studies.
The full programme of training available is available at:
Introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
13/11/18 - Swansea University
21/11/18 - Cardiff
15/01/18 - Cardiff
Good Clinical Practice Refresher (half day)
07/11/18 - Cardiff
15/11/18 - Wrexham
29/11/18 - Nevil Hall Hospital
Valid Informed Consent in Research
17/01/18 - Cardiff
05/02/19 - Cardiff
Deferred Consent Workshop
08/11/18 - University Hospital of Wales
Managing Essential Documents in Research
27/11/18 - Abergele
12/02/19 - Cardiff
05/03/19 - Swansea
07/03/19 - Cardiff
Communicating with Research Participants: Be Competent and Confident
09/10/18 - Abergele
08/11/18 - Cardiff
An Introduction to AcoRD
19/06/18 - Swansea
An Introduction to Research Methods
04/12/18 - Cardiff
Foundation in Research Practice - 2 day course
02/10/18 - Cardiff
Medical Devices: Research practice and the new regulation (MDR)
20/03/19 - Cardiff
04/12/18 - Cardiff
Health Economics for Public Health Practice & Research
Date: 8-10 April 2019
Venue: Bangor University
Building on 20 years of our experience in teaching health economics to public health practitioners and those undertaking research in public health. At the end of this short course delegates will have gained an appreciation of the concepts, methods and application of health economics to public health, be able to critically appraise a published economic evaluation of a public health intervention and feel confident in speaking about potential return on investment from public health programmes in the NHS and other settings such as schools and work places.
Who is this course for?
Public Health Practitioners, Health Economists, Nurses, Other Health Care Professionals, Local Authority and Third Sector Staff Interested in Public Health, and Health and Social Care Researchers.
We will cover:
- Public Health Preventative Strategies
- An Overview of Health Economics and Economic Evaluation
- Challenges of Applying Health Economics to the Public Health
- How we can use RCTs in the Economic Evaluation of Public Health Interventions
- Decision Modelling in Public Health
- Decision Modelling in Public Health (introductory session and advanced session)
- Cost-Benefit Analysis in Public Health
- Social Return on Investment (SROI)
- Programme Budgeting Marginal Analysis (PBMA)
- Valuing Nature in Public Health and the Circular Economy
The Health Research Authority has developed a number of e-learning modules as an aid for researchers, R&D staff, study sponsors, research ethics committee members and the wider research community. Read more
FutureLearn offers a diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions around the world, most of which are free to complete.
For more information and to browse their list of courses, visit the FutureLearn website
NHS Leadership Academy Programmes
The Edward Jenner Programme - Leadership Foundations
Whether you’re new to the NHS or an aspiring leader at the start of your journey, you’re the perfect candidate for the NHS Leadership Academy’s Edward Jenner programme – the foundation of great leaders. It’s free, flexible and enlightening. And with open access, there’s nothing to stop you going for it today.
The programme has been re-designed to offer even more flexibility with two units to complete at your own pace. Launch takes up to five hours,Foundations is designed to be studied over six weeks.