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SIDECAR Launch Event

On 18th September the DECIDE team hosted an End of Study Event to mark the official launch of the SIDECAR tool (Scales measuring the Impact of DEmentia on CARers).  The event included presentations from the study’s principal investigators and partners. For more detail please click here

 

PCOR 20 year celebrations 1996 – 2016

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On Thursday 3rd November 2016 the Section of Patient Centred Outcomes Research (PCOR) celebrated their 20 year anniversary at University House. The team welcomed 60 guests including past and current colleagues and collaborators. Guest speakers on the day included, Professor Neil Aaronson (Netherlands Cancer Institute), Dr Yvette Oade (Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust) and Professor Jose Valderas (University of Exeter). Patient representatives Barbara Woroncow and Geoff Ogden also contributed to the programme.

Originally established by Professor Peter Selby and now led by Professor Galina Velikova, PCOR is internationally known for its innovative research on the development and application of patient reported outcomes in oncology practice. Within the section, Dr Penny Wright and Dr Dan Stark lead research on psychosocial-oncology and teenage and young adult cancer.

Please find below the presentations that were given on the day:

1-prof-galina-velikova_welcome-message

2-prof-peter-selby_the-role-of-quality-of-life-and-psychosocial-research-up-to-1996

3-dr-penny-wright_psychosocial-oncology-and-clinical-practice-research-in-leeds-1996-present

4-prof-neil-aaronson_behavioural-and-psychosocial-intervention-trials-in-oncology

5-dr-yvette-oade_nhs-perspective-from-research-to-improving-patient-care

6-prof-jose-valderas_systematic-reviews-and-guidance-on-implementing-pros-in-clinical-practice

7-dr-dan-stark_remote-follow-up-of-germ-cell-cancer-patients-with-online-proms

8-dr-alex-gilbert_proms-for-monitoring-radiotherapy-toxicity

9-prof-galina-velikova_focus-on-the-future