Behavioural Science CoP - Online Event

7 March 2024

We are pleased to invite you to the first Behavioural Science Community of Practice online event of 2024, co-hosted with PHW’s Evaluation Community of Practice. The event will focus on ‘Behaviourally Informed Evaluations’ and will take place on 7th March from 10am-12pm via teams. We have a question-and-answer style panel discussion with expert guest speakers to look forward to, followed by a number of applied case studies showcasing both behavioural science and evaluation in practice. We’ll also be launching the final two products in our series of ‘deep dive’ tools; ‘how to identify behaviour change techniques’ and ‘testing and evaluating behaviour change interventions’ – both developed to support your behaviour change efforts.You can register for the Teams Webinar HERE, please do circulate this invite to colleagues you feel may benefit from joining us.If you haven’t already done so, you can join the Behavioural Science CoP to ensure you receive future communications about events and resources. If you’re interested in finding more information about the Evaluation CoP, please email  We look forward to seeing you online in March!Best wishes,The Behavioural Science Unit

Navigating uncertain times: Placing listening and learning at the heart of support for those living with Long Covid

A seminar series brought to you by The Long Covid personalised self-management support co-design and evaluation (LISTEN) project.

Wednesday, 20th March 2024 at 12pm
How did we design an intervention that matters most to people with Long Covid?

Wednesday, 24th April 2024 at 12pm
How did we deliver and implement the LISTEN intervention?

Wednesday, 15th May 2024 at 12pm
What did we find out when we evaluated the LISTEN intervention?

To register for each webinar, or to attend the series, please click here.

View and download the seminar series poster here.

Foundation of Nursing Studies residential: facilitating the development of person-centred cultures

22-26 April 2024 

For more than two decades, FoNS has been an active contributor to the development of knowledge and understanding about person-centredness and participatory approaches to facilitating workplace culture change, working with international colleagues as part of the International Practice Development Collaborative and the Person-centred Practice International Community of Practice. The programme draws upon this continuously developing knowledge.

This programme is designed for any health and social care practitioners who are interested in the transformation of care, services and workplace cultures so that they are person-centred.

Participants may be:

  • Clinical and team leaders, educators or researchers, nurses, therapists or doctors etc.
  • Involved in, or responsible for, leading and facilitating clinical teams, person-centred ways of working, evidence-based care, practice development, transformation of services, quality improvement, practice education and strategic planning
  • Working in any area of health or social care, in the UK or internationally

Further information and registration.

MediWales Connects Conference 2024

26th June 2024, Cardiff

The Welsh NHS: clinical, care and research communities meet along with Welsh Industry to share innovation and showcase collaboration

We are delighted to announce the diary marker for the MediWales Connects Conference 2024!

NHS colleagues from across Wales, local companies, research groups and the wider industry sector will join to share clinical innovation in practice to improve patient outcomes.

The conference includes an exhibition, keynote presentations, showcases and workshops, and networking opportunities. We are delighted to welcome back Judith Paget CBE as our keynote speaker for 2024!

Further information and registration.

Call for Abstracts for SAPC ASM 2024

Bristol University
3-5 July 2024

The Call for Abstracts for the Society for Academic Primary Care Annual Scientific Meeting (SAPC ASM) 2024 is now open. The submission deadline is 19 February 2024.

The annual SAPC conference showcases the latest research and education in academic primary care. This year, we are hosting the conference at the University of Bristol.

We invite you to submit work in the following formats:

  • Presentations: short orals or e-posters
  • Interactive workshop
  • Creative enquiry
  • Dangerous ideas

Further details about each of these categories and forms for submission are on the Call for Abstracts page on the SAPC website.

HSR UK Conference 2024

We were pleased to recently announce that next year's HSR UK Conference will take place at the University of Oxford on 3-5 July 2024.

Make sure to mark your calendars and look out for our call for abstracts announcement on 20th November 2023!

12th International Shared Decision Making Conference (ISDM 2024)

7-10 July 2024
Lausanne, Switzerland

The Organizing Committee is delighted to invite you to the 12th International Shared Decision Making Conference (ISDM 2024). The conference will take place in Lausanne, Switzerland, from July 7-10 2024.

Working with the ISDM Society, we will use this meeting to position shared decision making as a key part of coproduction in healthcare.

Reflecting this year’s theme: 'Coproduction: Harnessing the power of partnerships, we will promote equal opportunities for all. We also want to highlight the contributions of people whose voices are not typically heard at international conferences. This includes community members, patients, citizens, clinicians, policy makers, junior researchers and students'.

Further information and registration.

999 EMS Research Forum 2024 conference - save the date

17-18 September 2024

We are excited to announce that our annual 999 EMS Research Forum conference will take place on Tuesday 17 and Wednesday 18 September 2024 at the Clayton Hotel, Cambridge.More details, including conference theme and call for abstracts to follow soon.This conference is brought to you in association with East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST), The National Ambulance Research Steering Group (NARSG) and PRIME Centre Wales.

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