Category Archives: Conferences

IRG Pre-Conference Workshop – HTAi13

Check this advertisement out! I have to say that I am feeling very chuffed. Who knew that an event our group organised would have an advertisement like this! Many thanks go to Sally Wood of EAHIL.

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Evidence Live 2013

Evidence Live  is on again from March 25th to the 26th 2013 @ The University of Oxford in the UK. If you can’t make the conference, there are some great web video talks that you can listen to for free.

If you create a free account for yourself, you can access a whole range of quality talks.

Cochrane Symposium 2011

It is not too late to register to attend the Cochrane Symposium 2011 “Evidence, Communication and Impact” to be held at the Malthouse, Melbourne Friday 1 July. Click here to view the program.

Revamped CEBM Oxford website

The Centre for Evidence Based Medicine at Oxford has revamped its website. It looks fantastic! To see, go to

Health Outcomes Conference Aug 8th-10th 2006


Please note that you can register for the workshops even if you are not attending the conference. Details of the workshops are towards the back of the program, pages 8 -10. Full time students can also ask for special workshop rates – email me on

Workshop 5 $99 including GST (instead of $187 inc GST)

Workshop 5 and either of workshops 2 or 3 $187 including GST (instead of $308 inc GST)

Note: anyone who has already booked for a morning workshop only and wants to attend workshop 5 or workshop 7 can do so at no additional charge. Please email me at and let me know which workshop you want to attend. Anyone who has already booked for an afternoon workshop only, and wants to attend workshop 2 or workshop 3 can do so at no additional charge. Please email me at

Workshop No 5 Interpreting and Using Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQOL) Measures in Clinical Research and Practice – D Osoba, BSc, MD, FRCPC West Vancouver, Canada

Dr. Osoba obtained both his BSc in General Science and his MD in Medicine, at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Canada. He is a former Chair of the Quality of Life Committee of the Clinical Trials Group, National Cancer Institute of Canada, of which he is still a member. He also has served on the Board of Directors of the International Society of Quality of Life Research and was its President in 2001 – 2002. He publishes widely in oncology and quality of life research including over 300 journal articles and several book chapters focusing on quality of life. David is an acknowledged expert in health-related quality of life research and given his substantial international reputation he was invited to be a keynote speaker at this conference. David has a wealth of practical experience in undertaking quality of life assessment and interpreting these assessments and this workshop provides a wonderful opportunity to gain the benefit of his considerable expertise and wisdom.

Workshop No 3 – Introduction to the National Outcomes and Casemix Collection in Mental Health and Workshop 7 – The Service Development Opportunities of the National Outcomes and Casemix Collection in Mental Health.

The increased funding priority placed on mental health care comes with increased management and evaluation responsibilities. These two workshops can be taken separately, but together they are designed to provide a practical introduction to the formal health outcomes assessment, recording and reporting requirements in mental health care.