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Annual Conference

2020 Annual Conference
Quality and risk in 999 healthcare: A balancing act?

3-4 March 2020, Hilton Brighton Metropole

The 2020 999 EMS Research Forum conference will be hosted by South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) in association with the National Ambulance Research Steering Group (NARSG). 

We have an exciting conference programme for 2020 with a varied range of pre-conference workshops, keynote presentations, peer reviewed oral presentations, a moderated poster session and debate. Workshops subjects and keynote presentations include:

Workshops

  • Presenting qualitative research findings - Professor Julia Williams, University of Hertfordshire and Dr Emma Knowles, University of Sheffield
  • Coming up with research ideas – thinking outside the box - Professor Helen Snooks, Swansea University and Jack Barrett, South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
  • Presenting quantitative research findings - Dr Wendy Wood NIHR Research Design Service South East Region
  • Learning and Knowledge Services for Ambulance Services (LKS ASE) - practical support for your research journey - Matt Holland, LKS ASE Librarian

Keynote presentations

To find out more about the keynote presentations, click here for their summaries.

  • Applying lessons of safety research in 999 prehospital care - Dr Andrew Carson-Stevens, School of Medicine, Cardiff University
  • Supporting Wellbeing in Ambulance Personnel (SWAP) study - Dr Fiona Bell, Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust
  • Anaphylaxis recognition: Is there consistency in Paramedic and Emergency Department diagnosis? - Rachael Berry, College of Health and Medicine, University of Tasmania 
  • Ambulance Data Set : Standardising Data across Urgent and Emergency Care - Dr Tom Hughes, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Evaluating the Diversion of Alcohol-Related Attendances (EDARA) project - Professor Simon Moore, Cardiff University

Peer-reviewed presentations

To find out more about the peer-reviewed presentations, click here for their summaries.

  • Long term outcomes of participants in the PARAMEDIC-2 randomised trial of adrenaline in out of hospital cardiac arrest - Dr Chen Ji, Warwick Clinical Trials Unit, University of Warwick
  • Did West Midlands Ambulance Service Paramedics’ usage of adrenaline change after the publication of the PARAMEDIC2 results, but prior to any guideline change? A service evaluation - Imogen Gunson, West Midlands Ambulance Service University NHS Foundation Trust
  • Major Trauma Triage Tools Study (MATTS) triage tools summary - Christopher Holt, ScHARR, University of Sheffield  
  • PERCH – Preliminary Exploration of the Role of paramedics in Care Homes - Mark Kingston, Swansea University
  • A two armed, randomised, controlled exploratory study of adding a dry misting decontamination system to deep cleaning procedures in North East Ambulance Service - Graham McClelland, North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
  • What factors do EMS clinicians report as influencing their decision to perform a prehospital 12 lead ECG in Acute Coronary Syndromes?: a qualitative study - Dr Mary Halter, Kingston University & St George’s, University of London

 

Please click on the links to the right for more information including registration, programme and call for abstracts.

 

 

Excellent conference. Great range of talks and very well organised to allow time to network and review posters.

Really enjoyed that it was so informative, interactive and responsive to what attendees wanted to learn about.

First time attendance but really enjoyable and interesting agenda to increase awareness of research projects in ambulance care setting.

Annual Conference

3-4 March 2020, Hilton Brighton metropole

Quality and risk in 999 healthcare: A balancing act?

The 2020 999 EMS Research Forum conference will be hosted by South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) in association with the National Ambulance Steering Group (NARSG). This will take place at the Hilton Brighton Metropole on 3-4 March 2020..

 

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