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Register free of charge for the SQUIRE European Conference on writing about healthcare improvement 7-8 March, Leicester, UK

30/01/2017

We’re delighted to announce two unique opportunities in early March to hear about and participate in the work of the SQUIRE group in improving the reporting of health systems improvement research.

Join an interprofessional group of attendees from around the world at the SQUIRE European Conference on Writing about Healthcare Improvement

This will be a truly a hands-on opportunity for attendees to bring a project, learn about SQUIRE, and then use SQUIRE to write portions of a manuscript.  It will be of interest to students, clinicians, researchers and others who want to learn what’s new, and apply it to their own work. Enjoy talks, expert panel discussions, manuscript writing sessions, and networking at the University of Leicester, UK 7-8 March 2017.

Thanks to the generous sponsorship of The Health Foundation, registration to the main conference is free of charge.

  • Learn about SQUIRE 2.0… What’s new?  What’s emerging?  What’s challenging?
  • Work on developing your writing skills and develop your own manuscript
  • Learn helpful writing techniques and skills that are applicable to quality improvement research

Practising What We Preach: How we improved the publication guidelines for quality improvement research

If you can’t make it to the Leicester workshop, you will have another chance to catch the SQUIRE Group in Oxford. They will be giving a seminar at the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, Oxford University, 1-2pm on 9 March. Entry is free, but please book via Eventbrite

Speakers Louise Davies and Greg Ogrinc, from the Dartmouth Institute in New Hampshire USA and Hilary Mosher, from the University of Iowa will describe the journey of updating the SQUIRE reporting guideline and how it helps you write clearly about three key components of your research

  • the use of theory in planning, implementing, and evaluating quality improvement work
  • the description of the context of the research
  • the study of the intervention(s).

They will provide examples from the literature to demonstrate how these components work together in a completed manuscript.

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