Group Archives: Conferences and meetings

Sparkle and joy: a totally one-sided round up of the 46th SAPC ASM (12-14 July 2017, Warwick)

A quick round-up of the highlights of the Society for Academic Primary Care conference in Warwick (12-14 July) by Jenni Burt.

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Looking at the future of diabetes care? Dual-hormone pump therapy at ATTD 2017

I recently travelled to Paris to present at the 10th International Conference on Advanced Technologies & Treatments for Diabetes (ATTD). While the conference is primarily focused on biomedical science and new technologies and treatments, there is also a significant focus on psychosocial aspects of patient interaction with new diabetes technologies such as ‘artificial pancreas’ systems …read more

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Simons Stevens, Chief Executive of the NHS, gives our annual lecture

For a summary of Simon Steven’s lecture, see our Storify. The Chief Executive of the NHS, Stevens last night gave our annual CCHSR lecture. He talked to a packed room of medics, academics, voluntary sector and policy representatives about “future directions” of the NHS – or in fact health care more generally.

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Conference report: NAPCRG (North American Primary Care Research Group) Annual Meeting 2015

What happened in sunny (and rainy) Cancun, Mexico at this year’s big US primary care research conference? Our intrepid Jenni Burt reports back.

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Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of the NHS, to give CCHSR Annual Lecture

We’re delighted to announce details of November’s CCHSR Annual Lecture…

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Conference report: SAPC London & the South East Regional Meeting

Well, I always think of SAPC at Madingley Hall as a cosy sort of conference, and it felt even cosier this year surrounded by ice and snow. It’s friendly, too. By the second day, I noticed a distinct increase in nods of hello and recognition between delegates, potentially the result of a lively night at …read more

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Conference report: NAPCRG (North American Primary Care Research Group) Annual Meeting 2014

What were the highlights of the US meeting this year? Apart from cake for breakfast, much was going on as primary care researchers gathered in Times Square from across the world…conference report here

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European Conference on Health Economics – Dublin, July 2014

Last week saw the European Conference on Health Economics (ECHE) hosted by Trinity College Dublin.  CCHSR’s Ed Wilson was there. International conferences are always a great opportunity to find out what your colleagues are up to in different corners of the world.  ECHE was no exception.  The venue was Trinity College Dublin, home to the beautifully …read more

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Conference report – SAPC 2014

For those who were unable to make it to Edinburgh for the 43rd annual conference of the Society of Academic Primary Care (9th – 11th July), here is my round-up of highs, lows, and (most importantly) the best and worst céilidh dancers at the conference dinner… As ever with national conferences, SAPC 2014 offered a …read more

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Conference report: Madingley SAPC 2014

“Madingley“, as the shorthand goes, is just such a nice conference. Officially the “Society for Academic Primary Care London and South East Regional Conference”, held at Madingley Hall just outside Cambridge, it brings together primary care types predominantly from London and East Anglia universities for a bit of R&R and a smattering of work. This …read more

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