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Yesterday I chaired a research symposium as a part of the HSRUK 2018 conference in Nottingham (HSR is health services research). This was notable for being the first time that independent academic research about Care Opinion from multiple research teams has been presented together.

There is a well-known “academic-practice” gap in research: too often, useful insights and information from research do not reach practitioners and policymakers in the healthcare system.

So, in an effort to help reduce the gap, I thought it might be helpful to at least share the slides from our HSRUK symposium on this blog (with kind permission from the respective authors).

Rather than comment specifically on each paper, I will simply post the slides and let them speak for themselves. Academic reports and journal papers are likely to be published in due course from each of these studies.

It’s also likely that I won’t be able to resist blogging in future about some of the interesting and important themes that are emerging from this research.

Conversations about care

The first paper was presented by Dr Fadhila Mazanderani of Edinburgh University, who is a member of the Inquire UK research team.

Title slide from Conversations about care

Fadhila Mazanderani’s slides

Moderation as care work

The second paper was presented by Dr Dimitra Petrakaki of Sussex University.

Moderation as care work

Dimitra Petrakaki’s slides

How should we be responding?

The third paper was presented by Rebecca Baines of Plymouth University.

How should we be responding?

I have previously blogged about this research, and more detail is available in an open-access journal paper.

Rebecca Baines’ slides


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