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Future Meetings

DoctOR will see you now – how OR is putting new life into the NHS

Venue: Est Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds, LS2 7UP
Speaker: Charles Tallack
Date: Wednesday, 27 September 2017 at 17:30 - 19:00

DoctOR will see you now – how OR is putting new life into the NHS

“… we will expand NHS operational research, RCT capability and other methods to promote more rigorous ways of answering high impact questions in health services redesign. “

OR doesn’t often get a mention in a national government strategy document, so this statement from the 2014 NHS Five Year Forward View, the blueprint for redesign of the NHS, is both exciting and daunting.   Charles was subsequently appointed to set up and lead the NHS England Operational Research and Evaluation Unit. His team is contributing to the transformation of the NHS, and evaluating the impact that new models of care being piloted are having. They are modelling how the changes are supposed to work, and testing these models using advanced analytical techniques. 

Charles will talk about the pioneering approaches the team are taking and the impact they are having on the issues and challenges facing the NHS, and how he’s come to see OR and evaluation as natural bed fellows.

As places are limited, please contact Sarah Fores sarahfores@gmail.com to book a place.