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.

Friday, 19 February 2016

PROMs Conference, Sheffield, 9th June 2016

In the UK there are many PROMs events, however there are no national researcher-led activities on methodologies around development, testing and use of PROMS in different contexts and settings. The aim of this conference is to bring together leading researchers to discuss cutting edge developments in PROMs research. There will be three plenary sessions on ‘Realist synthesis’, using ‘Computer Adaptive Testing’ and ‘Wellbeing’. The morning will comprise of sixteen parallel sessions which will be open to competition and posters; submissions from PhD and young researchers will be encouraged.

Image: Kyle Emmerson
This inaugural PROMs Conference is hosted by Professor John Brazier, Elizabeth Gibbons, Professor Jose M Valderas and Dr Georgina Jones. The plenary speakers are Associate Professor Joanne Greenhalgh, Professor Tim Croudace and Professor John Brazier.  The event will be chaired by Ray Fitzpatrick and will take place at The Holiday Inn Royal Victoria.

Abstract submission deadline: Monday 29 February 2016
Registration deadline: Monday 30 May 2016

Further information is available here.