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Exeter Clinical Trials Support Network - event 18

The next ECTSN meeting will take place on tuesday the 18 June 2019.

Flyer, ECTSN event 18, 18 June 2019


Joint CTU/APEX seminar:

Dr Ben Darlow, Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand will give a talkaround lower back pain in general practice:

Wednesday 15th May 2019, 2pm till 3pm, Smeall, JS07, St Luke's Campus, Exeter (refreshements available from 1.30pm)

Joint CTU/APEX seminar, 15 May 2019


Exeter Clinical Trials Support Network - event 17

The next ECTSN meeting will take place on Tuesday the 26 March 2019.

Flyer, Exeter Clinical Trials Support Network, event 17, Tuesday 26 March 2019


Introductory-level process evaluation workshops - Spring 2019

Workshops will be held to introduce attendees to the basic principles of good process evaluation design. 

Please find out more here: Introductory-level process evaluation workshops - Spring 2019


Seminar:  Measuring site performance in multicenter randomized trials.

Tuesday 5th February 2019, 12.30pm till 1.30pm - Smeall, JS07 at St Luke's Campus, Exeter

(Tea/coffee available from 12 noon)

Speaker:  Professor Alan Montgomery, Direcotr of Nottingham Clinical Trials Unit and Professor of Medical Statistics and Clinical Trials

Flyer, Prof Alan Montgomery Seminar 5 February 2019 


Seminar:  Building a scientific evidence base for health promotion and disease prevention through intervention research in real world settings

Tuesday 27th November 2018, 12:30 till 1:30 - Smeall, JS07 at St Luke's Campus, Exeter.

(Tea/coffee available from 12 noon)

Speaker:  Dr Rikke Fredenslund Krølner, Senior Researcher, at the National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark and Scientific Coordinator of Centre for Intervention Research

Flyer for Seminar, Dr Rikke Fredenslund Krølner, 27 November 2018


Exeter Clinical Trials Support Network - event 16

Thr latest ECTSN meeting took place on Thursday 15th November 2018

The new UK Trial Managers Network Produced ‘Trial Management Guide’, RedCap Cloud and presentations about workshops attended by from people who attended the Annual UK Trials Managers Network meeting.

The agenda (flyer) and presentations can be found at the links below: 

ECTSN Flyer Event 16, 15 November 2018

ECTSN event 16 presentation 1

Redcap Cloud - What can it do for you?

UKTMN Annual Meeting 2018 (GDPR)

Use of routine data presentation

Study within a Trial (SWAT) - Shaun Treweek

Study Close and archiving

Dr Shelley Rhodes joins the UKTMN Working Group and training specific sub-group.

The UK Trial Managers Network (UKTMN) facilitates the development of a well-trained, highly motivated, effective workforce of Trial Managers within the UK health care system who contribute to the efficient delivery of high quality clinical trials. It provides a forum which promotes best practice in effective management and delivery of clinical trials, and provides a focus for the professional accreditation of the competencies required to effectively manage a clinical trial, thereby developing a career pathway for Trial Managers. UKTMN also seeks to promote a shared understanding of the role and value of effective trial management within clinical research.
For more information visit the UKTMN website 

Dr Shelley Rhodes Invited to participate in Performance Metrics in Multicentre Clinical Trials consensus workshop (Nottingham, 28.9.17)

This is an NIHR CTU supported project aiming to improve the conduct and efficiency of large multicentre trials by reaching consensus on a standardised set of performance metrics for the management, reporting and tracking of site performance in multicentre trials and by developing a standardised tool for presenting the metrics to Trial Managers, Trial Management Groups and Trial Steering Committees.

Seminar: Trial Forge, PRECIS-2 and how to design an efficient trial

25th April 2017, 4pm until 5pm - Research Innovation Learning & Development (RILD) Lecture Theatre, Barrack Rd, Exeter
(Tea/coffee available from 3.30pm)
 Prof Shaun Treweek, Professor of Health Services Research, University of Aberdeen

Download notes from the presentation

Seminar: Developing appropriate evaluation pathways for complex invasive therapies: A surgeon's perspective

A joint Institute of Health Research & Exeter CTU Seminar was held on February 20, 2017 

Speaker: Professor Peter McCulloch, Professor of Surgical Science & Practice, University of Oxford

Download notes from the presentation

Exeter Clinical Trials Support Network

21st February 2017, 10.30am - JS07 Smeall Building, St Luke's Campus

This network event was organised for people involved in clinical trials
Download notes from Greg Simpson's presentation: Data Management: The New Frontier for Libraries

Download notes from Claire Bewshea's Archiving presentation

CTU seminar: The Failed Back Surgery Syndrome and Neuromodulation Research opportunities

10th February 2017, 1pm till 2pm - Research Innovation Learning & Development (RILD) Lecture Theatre 
Professor Sam Eldabe, Consultant Anaesthetist, James Cook University Hospital Middlesbrough and Honorary Clinical Professor of Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine, Exeter University Medical School
All staff and students welcome.

Exeter Clinical Trials Unit Launch

View presentation slides from the ExeCTU launch event on 1 November 2016:

New Exeter Clinical Trials Unit boost to health research

The University of Exeter’s new dedicated unit to facilitate and conduct clinical trials in health research officially launched in November. Full story

Download exeCTU launch flier