Past Events 2010

There were 3 events in 2010:

TRUST workshop

View the TRUST 2010 workshop speakers and associated PDF files.


Rapid Recognition of Stroke Workshop

gary.jpgBiography - Professor Gary Ford
Jacobson Chair of Clinical Pharmacology, Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University
Director NIHR Stroke Research Network, NIHR Clinical Research Network
Consultant Stroke Physician, Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Professor Ford is a graduate of Clare College, Cambridge University and Kings College Hospital Medical School, London.  He undertook a Clinical Pharmacology Fellowship at Stanford University, California and was a recipient of an American Federation of Aging Research Fellowship in Geriatric Clinical Pharmacology. He returned to the UK in and established an acute stroke unit and stroke rehabilitation service in Newcastle in 1992, which accepts all adult patients with suspected stroke.  His research interests include interventions to improve early diagnosis of stroke and increase access of stroke patients to acute pharmacological interventions, and the study of ageing changes in cerebrovascular and cardiovascular pharmacodynamics.  Since 2005 he has directed the NIHR Stroke Research Network.

Gary Ford Presentation


Trauma workshop

Developing Trauma Outcome Research: A Workshop
Tuesday, 20 April 2010, 10:00 – 1:00 pm
Dockside Room, National Waterfront Museum, Swansea


09:45 - 10:00 Registration and coffee
10:00 - 10:05 Chair: Professor Helen Snooks
Welcome and Introduction
10:05 - 10:15

Professor Ronan Lyons
Overview of trauma research: where are the gaps?

10:15 - 10:30 Mr Ian Pallister
Results of an orthopaedic research priority setting exercise
10:30 - 10:45 Mr Tom Potokar
Burns research - current status and opportunities
10:45 - 11:00 Refreshments
11:00 - 11:30 Professor Helen Snooks
Existing local strengths to support trauma outcomes research in Wales
11:30 - 12:00 Professor Ronan Lyons
Trauma outcomes follow up:  
Australian model    
Opportunities in Wales
Benefits of building a system for routine follow up of outcomes
Evaluation of interventions - RCTs
Quality improvement
Capacity building
12:00 - 1:00 Facilitated discussion
Where to start?
Inclusion criteria
Outcomes to include
Other issues?
1:00 Close and Lunch