One of the important messages I took from the 2014 HSRN conference was the challenge on the research community to conduct rigorous evaluations in order to identify and promote best practice. In her Plenary talk ‘Integrating Care, what works’, Jennifer Dixon, from Health Foundation, stressed the importance of evaluating initiatives and on how […]
The HSRN Conference gives Val Dunn food for thought
Despite my impression that neither mental health nor children and young people’s issues were well-represented, the HSRN conference gave me considerable food for thought. I attended three fascinating talks about the power of the media to influence both public opinion and policy. We’re all aware of the power of the media to […]
Public Health England publishes local Health Profiles
The profiles draw together information to present a picture of health in each local area in a user-friendly format. They are a valuable tool for local government and health services in helping them to understand their communities’ needs, so that they can work to improve people’s health and reduce health […]
Warren Kerley on the unique role that the CLAHRCs can play in health services research.
The Health Services Research Network held its annual symposium in Nottingham on 19-20 June. The event was attended by over 250 delegates, including several members of CLAHRC EoE and its partner organisations, and there was a day and a half programme of plenary sessions, breakfast sessions, parallel presentation streams, poster […]