Research and Development annual conference 2014
Date: 13 November 2014
Location: Chippenham Town Hall
This is a day packed with workshops, presentations, discussions and keynote speakers celebrating a wide variety of projects and involvement in research.
Research and Development welcomed over 180 AWP and NHS staff,
public members, local researchers, academics and managers to its
annual Research and Development Event held at Chippenham Town Hall
on 13 November 2014.
This was a day packed with workshops, presentations, discussions
and keynote speakers celebrating a wide variety of projects and
involvement in research.
R&D Director Julian Walker said 'Since our conference last
year the R&D department has grown both in staff numbers and our
research portfolio. We are delighted to welcome many new members
and collaborators to our expanding team.'
The event was a chance to hear about what research has been
going on over the last year, why research is so important in
clinical practice and about changes in research networks.
There was also the opportunity to hear feedback from people who
have been involved in research including a short film featuring
service users and carers talking about their personal experiences
of being involved in research in AWP. To view this powerful film,
The Research for All event showcased key R&D initiatives
launched in 2014 including the Memory
Research Register, Research Link Coordinator and
Included' all focussed on giving service users and
carers more opportunities to be involved.
As well as the presentations and workshops, there was a
competition for the best poster. The winner was Hannah Toogood for
her poster on 'Increasing opportunities for patients with learning
disability to participate in research'
There will be further R&D events in 2015 and beyond….save
Public Involvement Afternoon 8th July 2015 - designed for the
public to come and hear more about research.
Annual Research & Development Event 16th March 2016
'Research for All'