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Cross-CLAHRC Care Homes Research Event

We're sorry, but all tickets sales have ended because the event is expired. Cross-CLAHRC Care Homes Research event22nd November 2017 – 23rd November 20177:00 pm – 4:30 pm Cross-CLAHRC Care Homes Research Event Main day: 23 November, registration from 9.30am Networking dinner: 22 November, 7pm WAITING LIST All places for this event are currently booked. If […]

Are QALY gains an appropriate measure of the societal value of end-of-life care?

Project title: Are QALY gains an appropriate measure of the societal value of end-of-life care? Type of research: Societal preference elicitation Background & Scientific Rationale: Competing healthcare interventions are increasingly prioritised on the basis of relative cost-effectiveness, or the additional cost per unit of health benefit. Health benefits are most […]

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NICE guideline on Disability, dementia and frailty in later life

NICE have published their guideline on “Disability, dementia and frailty in later life – mid-life approaches to prevention”. This guideline covers mid-life approaches to delay or prevent the onset of dementia, disability and frailty in later life, and aims to increase the amount of time that people can be independent, healthy […]

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Decision aids are available to engage seriously ill people

Tools to Promote Shared Decision Making in Serious Illness: A Systematic Review People with serious illnesses may value shared decision making, but there are few decision aids available for this group. A systematic review suggested that decision tools improve patient knowledge and awareness of treatment choices and tools are available for those […]

The Cancer Tablets study (CaTS)

Aim To investigate decision-making concerning the stopping of the newer targeted molecular drugs used to treat cancer. These are taken by mouth, have fewer severe side effects than conventional intravenous chemotherapy but are extremely expensive to the NHS. Background One quarter (28.8%) of UK deaths are from cancer: as the […]

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