On February 2nd 2017 the West Yorkshire R&D Team held a workshop to bring together academics, clinicians and commissioners, to discuss research in cancer and palliative care taking place in West Yorkshire. The aim of the workshop was to support evidence-based commissioning as well as to offer health professionals the opportunity to feed back to researchers on where research can usefully go next.

The event was chaired by Professor Sean Duffy and the presenters were

Professor Mike Bennett
St Gemma’s Professor of Palliative Medicine, University of Leeds

Dr Matthew Mulvey
Research Fellow, Academic Unit of Palliative Care, University of Leeds

Dr Lucy Ziegler
Senior Research Fellow, Academic Unit of Palliative Care, University of Leeds

Dr Matthew Allsop
Research Fellow in Applied Health, Academic Unit of Palliative Care, University of Leeds

Professor Richard Neal
Professor of Primary Care Oncology, University of Leeds

Dr Sam Smith
Cancer Research UK Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Leeds

Paul Carder
Head of Research, West Yorkshire Research & Development

For biographies of our speakers click here.

 

Evidence briefings were provided for research in palliative care and primary care. You can read both of these briefings below - these include links to relevant research.

 

The presentations from the day can be found below:

       

Further information about some of the studies mentioned can be found at the links below.

For further information please click here to contact the research team.