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Research with Lifelong Impact: Reducing Health Inequalities in the North East and North Cumbria - Agenda



9.30 - 10.00am

Arrival and networking

10.00 - 10.02am


Professor Caroline Wroe, Clinical Director, NIHR Clinical Research Network North East and North Cumbria (@CarolineWroe1)

10.02 - 10.25am

CRN Showcase

Chris Speed, Deputy Chief Operating Officer, NIHR Clinical Research Network North East and North Cumbria (@digi_tall_CS)

10.25 - 11.30am

Public Health Research Showcase

Dr Laura Basterfield, Research Associate, Newcastle University (@LauraB_PhD)

Tom Hall, Director of Public Health, South Tyneside Council (@hall_tom_david)

Professor Greta Defeyter, Professor of Developmental Psychology, Northumbria University (@livinghealthy)

11.30 - 11.50am

Refreshment break and networking

11.50 - 12.10pm

Prevention and Primary Care: Why do we need them and why do they need you?

Dr James Lunn, GP, Forest Hall Medical Group

12.10 - 12.30pm

A focus on prevention, early intervention and behavioural change from ARC NENC

Professor Paula Whitty, Implementation Lead, NIHR Applied Research Collaboration North East and North Cumbria (@WhittyPaula)

12.30 - 1.30pm

Lunch and networking

1.30 - 1.50pm

Lived experience of health promotion in under-served communities

Research Champions in conversation with Dr Alan Bagnall, Deputy Clinical Director, NIHR Clinical Research Network North East and North Cumbria

1.50 - 2.40pm

Workshop: Staff perceptions of under-served groups in research

Professor Caroline Wroe, Clinical Director (@CarolineWroe1) and Dr Dot Coe, Project Manager, NIHR Clinical Research Network North East and North Cumbria

2.40 - 2.50pm

Refreshment break and networking

2.50 - 3.10pm

Rapid research realignment in COVID times: Delivery of the Behavioural Activation in Social Isolation (BASIL) study within the Multimorbidity in Older Adults (MODS) programme of research

Professor David Ekers, Clinical Director for Research and Development at Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust (@DavidEkers)

3.10 - 3.40pm

Keynote: Introducing the ICS

Samantha Allen, Chief Executive, Integrated Care System North East & North Cumbria (@SamanthaAllen)

3.40 - 3.50pm

Panel Q&A

3.50 - 4.00pm

Summary and close

Morag Burton, Chief Operating Officer, NIHR Clinical Research Network North East and North Cumbria (@Morag_Burton)