Tag 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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Professor Mary Dixon-Woods discusses why we need to think about ‘economy of attention’ at the Nuffield Trust Health Policy Summit

Awareness of ‘economy of attention’ with regard to quality improvement and controlling disease was the focus of Professor Mary Dixon-Wood’s talk at the Nuffield Trust Health Policy Summit on the 3rd of March. See a short interview with Mary below which sums up why she believes this is an important concept to keep in mind: Lessons …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: Society for Academic Primary Care (SAPC) 2015

So, this years SAPC conference was apparently the biggest to date. But was it the best?

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Conference report: HSRN 2015

Having lived in primary care world for a while, it was nice to rejoin fellow health services researchers at HSRN 2015, a conference I haven’t been to for a long while. Held at the Nottingham Conference centre (a venue which interprets “continental breakfast” as sausage sandwiches, to few complaints), it brought together around 300 attendees …read more

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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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