Research Symposium 2019: Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust

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Medical Education Centre

Level 1

North Devon District Hospital


EX31 4JB

United Kingdom

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The fifth annual Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust Research and Development Symposium is being held on Friday 28 June 2019 between 08:45 – 16:45 in the Medical Education Centre at NDDH.

All are welcome to come and learn about the innovative research being carried out across the Trust and the latest developments that have brought about outstanding results in practice. You’ll be free to drop-in, come and go as you please and just attend the sessions you’re interested in. Lunch and refreshments will be provided throughout the day!

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There will also be a Research Champion Award given out at the end of the day. Please click HERE and complete the online form to nominate a colleague or department / service whom you feel has made a significant positive contribution to Research and Development within the Trust.

The day's agenda:

08:45 - 09:00

Registration and Refreshments

09:00 - 09:10

Suzanne Tracey, Chief Executive at Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust

Welcome and Introduction

09:10 - 09:25

The Research Department, Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust

What we do!

09:25 - 09:55

Jack Shaw, Consultant Physician in Genitourinary Medicine

Current challenges in sexual health research

09:55 – 10:25

Professor Ruth Endacott, Professor in Clinical Nursing (Critical Care)

Developing capacity and capability for research, innovation and evidence-based practice in NHS Trusts

10:25 – 10:45

Refreshments and Networking

10:45 – 12:45

PenCLAHRC Making Sense of Evidence Team

How do we bring evidence into clinical practice and how can practice inform ‘evidence’?

12:45 – 13:30

Lunch and Poster Review

13:30 – 14:00

Jane Maynard FCA

The experiences of a trial patient

14:00 – 14:30

Canon Ian Ainsworth-Smith, Cornwall and Plymouth Research Ethics Committee Chair Person

The Research Ethics Committee – A Critical Friend?

14:30 – 14:50

Refreshments and Networking

14:50 – 15:20

Maxene Hough, Study Support Service Co-ordinator and Specialist Research Nurse

How can the study support service help researchers in the South West?

15:20 – 15:50

Sharon Hudson, Research Manager / Lead Nurse at Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Collaboration - Opportunities and Challenges

15:50 – 16:20

James Rodger, Extended Scope Physiotherapist & Rebecca Fox,Therapy Research Fellow

Our Experience of Developing an NIHR Grant Application

16:20 – 16:45

Dr Roope Manhas, Director of Research, NDHT

Feedback and AWARD

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