This inaugural PROMs Conference is being held on Thursday 9 June 2016, hosted by:

Professor John Brazier, ScHARR, University of Sheffield and NIHR CLAHRC Yorkshire and Humber
Elizabeth Gibbons, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford and NIHR CLAHRC Oxford
Professor Jose M Valderas, University of Exeter and NIHR CLAHRC South West Peninsula
Dr Georgina Jones, ScHARR, University of Sheffield

In the UK there are many PROMs events, however there are no national researcher-led activities on methodologies around development, testing and use of PROMS in different contexts and settings. The aim of this conference is to bring together leading researchers to discuss cutting edge developments in PROMs research. There will be three plenary sessions on ‘Realist synthesis’, using ‘Computer Adaptive Testing’ and ‘Wellbeing’. The morning will comprise of sixteen parallel sessions which will be open to competition and posters; submissions from PhD and young researchers will be encouraged.

This event will be chaired by Professor Ray Fitzpatrick and has been sponsored by:

NIHR CLAHRC Yorkshire and Humber (CLAHRC Y&H)
NIHR CLAHRC South West Peninsula (PenCLAHRC)
NIHR CLAHRC East of England

Plenary speakers
Realist synthesis – Associate Professor Joanne Greenhalgh, Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law, University of Leeds – homepage

Using Computer Adaptive Testing – Professor Tim Croudace – School of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Dundee – homepage

Wellbeing – Professor John Brazier – ScHARR, University of Sheffield, NIHR CLAHRC YH – homepage

Key dates
Abstract submission: now closed
Registration: now open
Registration deadline
: Monday 30 May 2016

Please direct all enquiries to



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