Welsh Government

Health and Care Research Wales conference 2017

Presentations and photographs from the Health and Care Research Wales annual conference held at the SSE SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff, on Thursday, 6 October 2017.



Welcome from the chair, Baroness Ilora Finlay.



Vaughan Gething, Cabinet Minister for Health, Well-being and Sport.



Professor Richard Wilkinson, Professor Emeritus of Social Epidemiology, University of Nottingham.

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Dr Nicola Williams, Director of Support & Delivery, Health and Care Research Wales.

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Dr Mona Nasser, Associate Professor of Evidence Based Dentistry, Plymouth University.

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Professor Mark Bellis, Director of Policy Research and International Development, Public Health Wales.

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Professor Bill Jordan, Professor in Social Work, Plymouth University.

Professor John Williams CBE, Professor of Health Services Research and Consultant Gastroenterologist, Swansea University

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Social care, inequalities and action for social justice - Professor Fiona Verity and Nick Andrews

Research study set-up and approvals - Mrs Sarah Townsend and Dr Christopher Cotterill-Jones

Collaborating to develop research ideas - Professor Joyce Kenkre and Dr Carolyn Wallace

How can health services help the NHS reduce health inequalities? - Professor Chris Jones

Evaluation of impact policies and interventions using data linkage: 3 case studies and discussion: Improving mental health through the regeneration of deprived neighbourhoods; improving social housing; and obesogenic environments on the way to school - Professor Ronan Lyons,Dr James White, Dr Sarah Rodgers, Dr Richard Fry, Mrs Amy Mizen

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Epilepsy and deprivation in Wales - Dr Owen Pickrell

Introducing the Patient Experience and Evaluation in Research (PEER) group - Mrs Julia Terry, Mr Dominic Franchi, 

Building capacity and capital in mental health research through RCBCWales - Professor Maggie Kirk

Addressing the inequalities of opportunity to shape Health and Social Care Research - The Mental Health Approach - Mr Alan Muedell

Child welfare inequalities - Mr Martin Elliott

Exercise for all - improving access to self-managed exercise in the community, for long term disabled citizens and the elderly - Mrs Alison Williams and Radha Nair-Roberts

Prehabilitation: The step beyond enhanced recovery after surgery - Dr Rachael Barlow, Professor Damian Bailey, Professor Wyn Lewis

Family attitudes to organ donation following the introduction of the 'opt-out' in Wales - an overview of key findings - Dr Leah McLaughlin

From the bench to the bedside: Addressing the inequalities of public involvement in neuroscience research - Dr Laura Bunting

Wales Gene Park - Harnessing genetics and genomics to advance research, healthcare, education, and innovation - Dr Karen Reed.

For the complete list of Health and Care Research Wales annual award winners, visit this link.