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Advances in Patient Reported Outcomes Research Conference

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Thursday 8th June 2017 at St Anne’s College, Oxford

Following the success of last year’s inaugural conference at Sheffield, the second annual UK & Ireland PROMs Conference will be held at St Anne’s College, Oxford on 8th June 2017. This one-day conference will include a mixture of plenary sessions, oral presentations and posters by PROMs researchers from across the UK and Ireland. This unique event brings together leading experts and early career researchers to engage with the latest advances in the field of PROMs research and implementation. PhD students are especially encouraged to attend and to present their work.

Conference Programme

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Last Updated: Friday 19th May 2017


Thank you to all who submitted abstracts for the 2017 conference. We will notify authors of the outcome of their submissions in April. Check the website again at that time for the full conference programme.The deadline for submissions was Tuesday 28th February 2017, 23:59. We will notify all submitters by early April.

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Thursday 8th June 2017

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Speakers and Facilitators


Professor Galina Velikova

Keynote Speaker
Prof Velikova leads the quality of life sub-studies of large national and international research trials in breast cancer. She is involved in the implementation in NHS, locally of holistic needs assessment for cancer patients (NICE supportive & palliative care guidelines) and nationally contributes to the National Cancer Survivorship Initiative.

She is the past chair the British Psychosocial Oncology Society (BPOS) and the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) Quality of Life Group. She is president elect of the International Society for Quality of Life Research.

She is a Consultant in Medical Oncology and a Professor at the University of Leeds. Her clinical work focuses on systemic treatment of breast cancer patients with early and advanced disease.


Professor Jose-Maria Valderas

Keynote Speaker
Title: The National Institutes of Health: Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS): a view from the UK

Jose-Maria is an Academic General Practitioner, with a commitment to research on patient centred care that is relevant for decision making in clinical practice and health policy. He leads the Health Services & Policy Research Group at the University of Exeter Medical School and on the patient-centred care theme of the Exeter Collaboration for Academic Primary Care (APEx).

His current research interests focus on the use of patient reports on their own health for decision making in clinical practice and health policy, and the improvement of processes of care (quality and safety), with a particular interest in patients with multiple conditions.

He is Lead for Advanced Health Services Methods in the MSc on Applied Health services Research at the University of Exeter. Since completing his training as a General Practitioner he has maintained an active clinical practice in different countries and in a variety of environments, including developing countries for very brief periods.

Jose-Maria is President Elect of the International Society for Quality of Life Research and Associate Editor of the European Journal of General Practice.


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Additional Information

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PDFIPRO course- Introduction to Patient-reported Outcomes