The PERFORM trial


The challenges of conducting trials in multiple long-term conditions (multimorbidity): a focus on population selection and outcome assessment

11 June 2024
College Court, Leicester

Registration closes on 12 April 2024 and is strictly on a first come, first served basis.    

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9.30 - 10.00: Registration Refreshments available

10.00 - 10.15: Welcome and overview of the event
Sally Singh, Professor of Pulmonary and Cardiac Rehabilitation, University of Leicester and Rod Taylor, Professor of Population Health Research, University of Glasgow 

10.15 - 10.45: The burdens of multiple long-term conditions (MLTC) in the UK and NIHR investment in the MLTC research
Kamlesh Khunti, Professor of Primary Care Diabetes, University of Leicester

10.45 - 11.15: What do systematic reviews of interventions for multiple long-term conditions tell us?
Susan Smith, Professor of General Practice

11.15 - 11.45: Refreshment break

11.45 - 12.15: Patient selection (Part A) The PERFORM experience 
Frances Mair, Professor of General Practice and Dr Bhautesh Jani, Academic General Practitioner and a Clinical Senior Lecturer in General Practice

12.15 - 13.00: Table discussion and feedback

13-00 - 14.00: Lunch 

14.00-15.00: PERFORM Main Trial Study (for sites investigators)
Gwen Barwell, Clinical Trials Unit, University of Leicester

14.00 - 14.25: Patient selection (Part B) The PERFORM experience 
Dr Grace Dibben and Prof Rod Taylor, University of Glasgow

14.25 - 14.45: Outcomes Selection 
Dr James Manifield and Prof Sally Singh, University of Leicester

14.45 - 15.00: PPI Experience 
Andrew Freeman

15.00 - 15.30: Closing remarks and plans for the future

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