Partnerships in Clinical Trials Europe Workshop - Patient Focused Medicines Development
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Partnerships in Clinical Trials Europe Workshop

27 November 2017 , 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Patient engagement, patient-centric and patient-focused are all terms that are now frequently used in the context of developing new treatments. But what do they mean? Come and learn how to do patient engagement in this interactive and practical workshop co-led by Nicholas Brooke (PFMD) and Claire Nolan (Parkinson’s UK) in the workshop on Monday, 27 November 2017.

This workshop will present evidence that patient engagement improves medicines research and development processes and benefits the stakeholders involved when done right, draw on case studies of best practice, and tackle practical questions of how to effectively involve patients to produce more targeted outcomes.

Time: 09:00 – 16:00

Workshop B: Making the Development of New Treatments More Patient Focused – Why It’s Important and How and When to do it. An interactive and practical training session for industry

Topics to be covered: 

• What do we mean by patient engagement and why is everyone talking about it?
• When to involve patients in R&D and how?
• What do we know about the practical impact of patient engagement?
• Planning your own patient engagement.
• Evaluating the impact of patient engagement.
• What support and resources are available?

Who should attend:

Anyone involved in the planning and design of research studies and clinical trials, and in particular, those who are not sure where to start patient involvement and engagement in medicines development continuum. This may also be suitable for people responsible for patient involvement and engagement as a tool to support their work.

What will you gain from attending?

The participants in the workshop will gain an understanding of the importance of involving patients in developing ideas in different aspects of research. They will gain some insight into the challenges and benefits of working with patients as well as practical information, advice and tools into how to meaningfully work with patients in this way.

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