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Research Collaborations for Better Patient Care

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Nike Lecture Theatre

University of Reading

Earley Gate Entrance

Reading, Berkshire RG6 7BE

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You are invited to our inaugural joint health research conference between Berkshire Healthcare and the University of Reading.

This free event will showcase past, current and future research collaborations between our two organisations with keynote speaker Dr Jonathan Sheffield OBE, Chief Executive Officer of the National Institute of Health Research.

The day will be broken into three sessions and will feature the following topics:

Improving lives through research
Chaired by Dr Gwen Bonner, Clinical Director of Research, Berkshire Healthcare

  • Research blast – fast learning rapid fire presentations from your hosts
  • Promoting patients and public involvement in research
  • Patient research ambassador story - why I became interested in research


Collaborating for research
Chaired Dr Ben Thompson, Interim Executive Director of Thames Valley Clinical Trials Unit

  • Future plans with University of Reading, Berkshire Healthcare and Royal Berkshire Hospital
  • Research in Berkshire Healthcare
  • Current collaborative research studies
  • Dementia research


Clinical research is the future
Chaired by Professor Laurie Butler, Head of School of Psychology, University of Reading

  • Our keynote speaker Dr Jonathan Sheffield, Chief Executive Officer, NIHR Clinical Research Network (CRN)
  • The role of Thames Valley and South Midlands CRN
  • National Institute of Health Research and PPIP
  • Academic Pharmacy Practice Unit
  • Announcement of awards

Places are limited so please book your space early.

We will be revealing more details ahead of the event and will keep you updated by email.

For more information please email research@berkshire.nhs.uk

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