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Safer Care Conference 2015

Promoting research on safer care: by health professionals, centred on patients

Date: 25 June 2015
Venue: Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences, Seacole Building, City South Campus

The Centre for Health and Social Care Research held its second Safer Care Conference on Thursday 25 June 2015 at Birmingham City University, City South Campus.

Building on the success of the first conference in 2014, this year the conference developed the theme of generating research knowledge for the provision of safer care and colleagues were encouraged to explore methods of acquiring that knowledge. Whether new to research or with some experience, all colleagues were encouraged and had the opportunity to develop ideas.

Morning keynote speakers included: Josh Miller, Hazel Allaway, Luke Breakwell, Laura Fitzgerald and Professor Alison Leary.

Conference presentations

For further information, please contact Sarahjane Jones: or call +44 (0)121 331 7041.

Safer Care Conference 2014

Promoting research on safer care: driven by health professionals, centred on patients

Date: 26 June 2014 10am - 4.30pm
Venue: Faculty of Health, Seacole Building, City South Campus

The Centre for Health and Social Care Research presented its first Safer Care Conference. The conference aimed to promote the conduct of research by allied health professionals in the field of patient safety.

Morning keynote speakers included: Ann Casey, Professor Mark Radford and Professor Laura Serrant-Green.

The afternoon was filled with workshops that offered research development training to delegates to inspire confidence, skills and expertise that will encourage greater participation in allied health research.

Conference videos:
Safer Care Conference 2014 - Ann Casey
Safer Care Conference 2014 - Laura Serrant
Safer Care Conference 2014 - Mark Radford

Conference presentations:
Accessing Funding (intermediate)
Accessing Funding (novice)
Ann Casey - research: placing the patient at the centre always
 Public involvement in research

The Ethical Review of Research
Getting involved in research: addressing common barriers

For further information, please contact Sarahjane Jones: email or call +44 (0)121 331 7041.

9th Annual Faculty of Health Research Conference

Date: 20 November 2013, 9am - 4pm

The conference is a showcase for current and developing research from across the Faculty of Health within our six themes of activity. It is an opportunity for staff, students and our collaborative partners to share ideas, challenge current thinking and envisage the future of health and social care.

If would like further information about this event, please contact the health research office.

Download the conference flier