Please see below the updated instructions for Conference delegates to make their parallel session choices.
People who have already registered
- People who have already registered as a delegate can book their Parallel sessions either by:
- Calling the registration desk on: 0115 962 8318
- Emailing the registration desk on: [email protected]
- Provide the following information: name of the registered delegate for each selection (for group bookings, all of the delegates’ choices can be given in one phone call or email)
People who have yet to register
- For new registrations done by phone, the registration desk will take all details including choice of Parallel sessions.
- For registrations done online, the registration desk will contact the person named on the delegate booking to book Parallel sessions.
Where parallel sessions have not been chosen in advance
- Any places left will be available for people to sign-up for when they register on the day of the Conference (both days).
- Places are limited, so allocation will be on a first come, first served basis.
- Where someone’s first choice cannot be accommodated, they will be allocated to another Parallel session where there is availability.
Workshop / Parallel Sessions
On each day of the Conference we run a series of 6 workshops (parallel sessions) at the same time for you to delve deeper into a topic your most interested in.
To learn more about the sessions on offer, please click on the headings below:
Oxford Lithium Trial (OxLith) (1 hour)
Dr Catherine Henshall, Oxford CRF
Stand Up and Be Counted (1 hour)
- How many research nurses/midwives are currently working in Ireland
- Where they are located
- The terms of employment
- The roles and responsibilities.
Carole Schilling and Deirdre Hyland, Dublin CRF
The Generation Game, Supporting Evolving Workforce Needs (1 hour)
Katherine Blackstone, Guys and St Thomas CRF and Jennifer Allison, Southampton CRF
Deep Dives: Learning and Transition (1 hour)
Caroline Saunders, Jo Piper, Stewart Fuller, and Dorothee Koscielny-Lemaire, Cambridge CRF
Creating Inclusive Research - Strategies to improve diversity within public involvement. (1 hour)
Paula Wray, NIHR INVOLVE, Bella Starling, Manchester CRF, and Caroline Barker, Southampton CRF
Research Nurses to the Rescue! (2 hours)
Jane Martin, Southampton CRF, and Gail Mills, Sheffield CRF,
UKCRF Network Research Nurses and Practitioners Theme Group
NuVision - Collaboration with Industry
The Use of Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis Technology in Clinical Care (1 hour)
S. Wootton on behalf of the NIHR Cancer and Nutrition Collaboration
Accelerate the Delivery of Trials through CRFs; Working with CROs to Make this Real (1 hour)
Stephen Barnett, Guys and St Thomas’ CRF and Paul Brown, Lancashire CRF, Stephen Jasperse, Covance
Collaboration from CRFs and CROs
Accurately Representing CRF Research in the Media (1 hour)
Rachael Dowling, Leicester CRF
Art+Science+Communities = innovative engagement (1 hour)
- Offer an overview of approach to working with 3rd sector arts charity, shared learning regarding opportunities and challenges of this type of project
- Through examples of personal stories and shared public experiences – offer insight into what this work elicited
- Discuss learning and how this will inform future work
- If available a representative either writer/performer or representative of the arts charity to come along and co-present/share their experiences
Debbie Beirne and Jeanette Thorpe, Leeds CRF
Scalability Sanity Savers – Project Management Skills for Workforce Development (1 hour)
Yemi Adelaja, Guys and St Thomas CRF and Stephen Saich, Southampton CRF
Schedule of Events Cost Attribution Tool (SoECAT) – Sheffield CRF (1 hour)
- To review the Schedule of Events Cost Attribution Template (SoECAT) and its purpose.
- How this will affect the UKCRFN community.
- How it supports researchers in identifying site-level study activities and ensuring cost attributions work in research and for CRFs.
Ian Brown, Sheffield CRF and Chair of the UKCRF Network Costing and Sustainability Theme Group
Treating the Untreated: Learning Lessons from Recruitment Challenges (1 hour)
Dr Catherine Henshall and Sarah Mather, Oxford CRF
Advanced Clinical Practitioners (1 hour)
Collaboration across CRFs
The Role of Patients and the Public in Raising Awareness of CRF Research – Alder Hey CRF (1 hour)
Aiding the Auditor, Cracking the CAPA (2 hours)
James Gibson, Edinburgh CRF
The Whole is Greater than the Sum of the Parts (1 hour)
Sarah Ruiz and Henry Fok, Guys and St Thomas CRF
What do CRF Managers do? (1 hour)
This workshop will explore development of a new CRF managers toolkit and professionalisation of the role.
Sally Batham, Leicester CRF
Lets Talk Consent : The Paediatric Way (1 hour)
Stuart Gormley Sheffield CRF and Rekha Patel Leicester CRF
Surviving the Scenario – UKCRFN Education Group (1 hour)
- Recognise the key communication skills when conducting a debrief session
- Indentiify relevant feedback processes for debriefing.
- Define the documentation process.
UKCRFN Emergency Scenario Guidance (version 4.0) will be introduced.
UKCRF Network Education Group, collaboration across CRFs
Evaluating PPI in Clinical Research – Edinburgh CRF (1 hour)
The Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research (AUKCAR) has, since its inception, worked in collaboration with lay volunteers to embed PPI to support researchers to plan and deliver meaningful involvement. The aim of this project was to evaluate the impact of PPI on AUKCAR research, researchers and lay volunteers.
Carol Porteus and Olivia Fulton, Edinburgh CRF