NIHR POLICY RESEARCH UNIT IN HEALTH AND
SOCIAL CARE SYSTEMS AND COMMISSIONING

How can evaluation contribute to health policy in England?

13 June 2011

Monday 13 June 2011, 5.30pm-7.00pm
Manson Theatre, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, WC1E 7HT

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine will host the launch of two new Department of Health policy research units on 13 June 2011 in London. The Units are funded by the Policy Research Programme of the Department of Health.

The Policy Research Unit in Commissioning and the Healthcare System (PRUComm) will be officially opened along with the Policy Research Unit in Policy Innovation Research (PIRU).

The guest speaker will be Professor Mark Petticrew, delivering an inaugural lecture entitled: Policy evaluation in an age of evidence-based decision-making: what should it look like?

SPEAKERS

Peter Piot photo

Peter Piot,
Director, LSHTM
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Sandra Williams photo

Sandra Williams,
Director, DH, Policy Research Programme

Stephen Peckham photo

Stephen Peckham,
Director, PRUComm
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Nicholas Mays photo

Nicholas Mays,
Director, PIRU
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Mark Petticrew photo

Mark Petticrew,
Professor of Public Health Evaluation, LSHTM
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EVENT PANEL

Professor Ken Judge
Head of the Department for Health, University of Bath Read more >>

Clive Smee
Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, University of Surrey
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Stephen Peckham
Reader in Health Policy, LSHTM, Director of PRUComm Read more >>

Professor Mark Petticrew
Professor of Public Health Evaluation, LSHTM Read more >>

Richard Murray
Director, Financial Planning and Allocations, Department of Health

PROGRAMME

5.30pm

Welcome – Peter Piot, Director, LSHTM

5.35pm

What the Department of Health aims to achieve with its Policy Research Programme, Policy Research Units and Research Consortia – Sandra Williams, Director, DH, Policy Research Programme (PRP)

5.50pm

How PRUComm and PIRU will contribute to policy evaluation and advice – Stephen Peckham (Director, PRUComm) and Nicholas Mays (Director, PIRU)

6.00pm

Policy evaluation in an age of evidence-based decision-making: what should it look like? – Mark Petticrew, Professor of Public Health Evaluation, LSHTM

6.30pm

Panel discussion with questions and comments from the floor

7.00pm Close and drinks reception in South Courtyard Atrium

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Event gallery

Stephen Peckham, Director of PRUComm

Stephen Peckham, Director of PRUComm

Dr Sandra Williams, Director of Policy Research Programme, Department of Health, R&D Directorate

Dr Sandra Williams, Director of Policy Research Programme, Department of Health, R&D Directorate

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