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Nicholas Mays: More than Methods

Presentation 22/06/2015

Nicholas Mays, Professor of Health Policy at the Department of Health Services Research & Policy, presents on evaluations of complex policy and care.

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Ruth Thorlby: capturing patient and staff thoughts in evaluation

Presentation 22/06/2015

Ruth Thorlby, Acting Director of Policy at the Nuffield Trust, presents reflections on the challenges of capturing patient and staff thoughts in evaluations.

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Theo Georghiou: preventing admissions

Presentation 22/06/2015

Theo Georghiou presents on a Nuffield Trust evaluation project to examine the effectiveness of the voluntary sector in helping to prevent hospital admissions. 

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UCL: Researchers in residence

Presentation 22/06/2015

Laura Eyre, Research Associate and Martin Marshall, Professor of Healthcare Improvement at UCL give an inside perspective on moving improvement research closer to practice. 

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Wakefield Council: Patient Evaluation

Presentation 22/06/2015

Anna Middlemiss, Public Health Consultant at Wakefield Council and Gaynor Endeacott, Project Manager at Healthwatch Wakefield present on their approach to patient evaluation. 

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Don’t look back in anger – retrospective matching when an RCT won’t do

Blog post 15/06/2015Cono Ariti

Cono Ariti explains how 'retrospective matching' evaluation methods can provide a valuable alternative to RCTs.

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An Approach to Assess Generalizability in Comparative Effectiveness Research: A Case Study of the Whole Systems Demonstrator Cluster Randomized Trial Comparing Telehealth with Usual Care for Patients with Chronic Health Conditions

Journal article 18/05/2015

Policy makers require estimates of comparative effectiveness that apply to the population of interest, but there has been little research on quantitative approaches to assess and extend the generalisability of randomized controlled trial (RCT)–based evaluations. The authors illustrate an approach...

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Getting the most from evaluation

Blog post 31/03/2015Dr Alisha Davies

How can we get the most out of evaluation in health? Dr Alisha Davies explores.

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NHS research ethics approval: Open to interpretation?

Blog post 10/03/2015Dr Miranda Davies

Miranda Davies explains why the current approach for gaining approval for research leaves considerable room for improvement.

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Mortality rates: getting the right measure

Blog post 13/02/2015Chris Sherlaw-Johnson

The Secretary of State has recently announced an annual review of the case notes of 2,000 people who have died in hospital every year. Chris Sherlaw-Johnson examines the problems with this approach.

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