Making Research Count
Friday 16th September 2005
Conference in Health and Social Care – from drawing board to service delivery Friday 16 September 20059.00am to 4.30pmUshaw College, Bearpark, near Durham CityThe County Durham and Tees Valley Research and Development Liaison Group, together with the Northumberland, Tyne and Wear Strategic Health Authority and the North East Public Health Observatory have organised a fourth annual Research and Development conference event. The aim of the day is to strengthen the profile of research in the North East by -
bringing together people with an interest in health and social care research to share established projects and their impact on service delivery. making available expertise and knowledge for those new to research . Keynote Speakers currently include Professor Alison Kitson, Executive Director of Nursing, RCN, Dr Simon Woods, Director of Learning, PEALS Institute and Sir Derek Wanless (to be confirmed).Who Should AttendPeople who are involved or interested in research and its applications in health and social care.ObjectivesShowcase established local health and social care research within the following themes –• Inequalities• Sexual health• Obesity• Capacity and workforce development• RehabilitationHighlight the impact of research on service delivery and public health.Provide expertise and guidance to new researchers and those contemplating a research project.Strengthen collaboration between local Universities, the NHS, Social Services and other agencies with an interest in research.CostThis conference is FREE to all delegates and presenters.If you would like to attend this event, please complete the reply form at the end of this flyer.Call for Papers and Posters!The conference organisers wish to hear from researchers and presenters interested in making contributions at the event on one or more of the following themes –• Inequalities• Sexual Health• Obesity• Capacity and workforce development• RehabilitationPurpose of AbstractsThe purpose of abstracts is –• To enable the committee to make an informed decision on the suitability of the material for the conference programme.• To provide participants in the conference with written information on the presentations and posters.Criteria for Abstract SelectionIt is essential that abstracts match at least one of the conference themes outlined above and that the project has reached initial findings or is complete. Ideally the project should be of interest to delegates from a range of backgrounds.It is desirable that the abstract highlights the impact of research on service delivery, or public health, is inter-professional in nature, includes other agencies and demonstrates national or international profile.Abstracts already presented at national and international conferences within the previous calendar year will be acceptable.Submission and Format• Abstracts must be submitted in electronic format, as an email attachment, to Sarah Cherrill, at Northumberland, Tyne and Wear SHA on the following email address - email@example.com• Abstract submissions should be accompanied by a reply form.• Files should be created in Microsoft Word, or saved in Word Format. • Abstracts should be written in size 12 Arial font. • Abstracts should be restricted to one page of A4, with reasonable margins.• A line space of 1.5 should be used throughout the abstract. • Abstracts should be headed with a Title (in bold). Authors and addresses should be on separate lines.AcceptanceAbstracts will be reviewed by a panel made up of members of the County Durham and Tees Valley Research and Development Liaison Group. PublicationAbstracts, together with author and affiliation details, will be published in the conference programme and made available to delegates. Submission denotes permission for such publication.DEADLINE for submissionThe deadline for submission of abstracts is Friday 1st July 2005. A maximum of two abstracts may be submitted by each author. Authors will be notified on the status of their abstract following a panel meeting on Tuesday 12th July 2005.
For a reply form, please download the attached file.
Research and Development conference 2005 Flyer.doc
Tags: Capacity building | Career development | Carers and health professionals (gcl) | Community health | Community health projects | Development | Health | Health policy | Health professionals | Inequalities | National health service (gcl) | Obesity | Public health | Public health methods and research | Public health organisations | Regional development | Rehabilitation | Sexual health | Uk health policies
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