HEDS is part of the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) at the University of Sheffield. We undertake research, teaching, training and consultancy on all aspects of health related decision science, with a particular emphasis on health economics, HTA and evidence synthesis.

Tuesday, 15 February 2011

Systematic Reviews Symposium

HEDS is running an in-house Systematic Reviews Issues and Updates Symposium (Syrius II) on Monday 21st March 2011.  The programme is as follows:

Full presentations
Finding and Incorporating Information on Adverse Effects - Su Golder, University of York
Logic models and qualitative synthesis:ideas and issues - Sue Baxter, PHCC, ScHARR
Mixed Treatment Comparisons and Network Meta-analyses - John Stevens, HEDS

10 minute presentations
Differences between searching for public health and technology appraisal topics (Helen Woods and Louise Guillaume)
Searching for systematic reviews of adverse events (Ruth Wong)
Systematic review methods for practitioner-led interventions: exploring the usefulness of multi-intervention and multi-condition reviews (Katy Cooper)
Potential value of systematic review methods in organisational psychology (Chris Carroll)
Patient Reported Outcomes and the impact of a lack of blinding (Fiona Campbell)
Desperately Seeking Dissonance - identifying heterogeneous findings in qualitative syntheses (Andrew Booth)

The event will take place in the University of Sheffield's Conference facilities at Halifax Hall. Places will be limited to 40-50 delegates.  For further information contact either Andrew Booth or Eva Kaltenthaler.