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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 […]