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Research Matters a course for all NHS specialities

A 1-day introductory webinar course covering principles of research methods

Course Price


Course length

1 Day

Course Date

Topics Include
* Why research?
* Trial design and protocol writing
* Patient involvement in clinical research
* Introduction to statistics for clinical trials / principles of statistics: Hypothesis testing, significance testing, distributions and power
* Ethics and consent for clinical trials
* Literature review / critical appraisal / meta-analysis
* Peer review and getting published
* Research delivery in the NHS
* Running a study and dealing with problems
* Career pathways in research / Getting involved in research in Wales
* Current studies in Anaesthesia

Course Lead

Dr Danielle Huckle PhD, Consultant Anaesthetist and Honorary Senior Lecturer
Prof Tamas Szakmany MBE, Consultant Anaesthetist MD, PhD, EDIC, DESA, FRCA, FFICM

List of speakers

Professor Rupert Pearce - Professor and Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine, and NIHR Senior Investigator, Clinical Director for Research & Development, Queen Mary University of London & Barts Health NHS Trust

Dr Joyce Yeung - Associate Clinical Professor in Anaesthesia & Critical Care, Chair of HSRC Patient, Carer and Public Inolvement and Engagement

Dr Jason Walker - Consultant Anaesthetist, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, Honorary Senior Lecturer, Bangor University, Chair NHS Wales Research Ethics Committee 5

Professor Paul Mullins - Vice Chair (Neuroscience), NHS Wales Research Ethics Committee & School of Psychology, Bangor University

Dr Julie Freyer - Clinical Fellow Cardiff and Value UHB, MPhil Candidate, Cardiff University

Ms Jade Cole BEM - Clinical Nurse Specialist and team lead Critical Care Research, Health and Care Research Wales

Professor Tamas Szakmany MBE -Consultant in Adult ICM & Anaesthesia, Aneurin Bevan UHB, Honorary Professor in Intensive Care, Cardiff University, Speciality Lead for Anaesthesia, Peri-operative Medicine and Pain Management, Health and Care Research Wales

Dr Caroline Evans - Consultant Cardiothoracic Anaesthetist, Cardiff &
Vale UHB, Deputy Director Secondary Care, HEIW

Course Location


Zoom Link to be sent close to the date

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