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Co-hosted by the Health Quality & Safety Commission (the Commission), the University of Auckland (UoA), the British Medical Journal(BMJ) and the Oxford Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine (CEBM).

‘Getting Better with Evidence: experiences of putting evidence into practice’ is a one-day conference that provides a platform for delegates to learn from experts about putting evidence into practice, and discuss the challenges currently being faced in health care.

This is a New Zealand first, bringing the internationally acclaimed EBMLive to Auckland.

The conference will have three themes:

  • Gathering and disseminating better evidence
  • Translating evidence into action
  • Building solutions, the roles of big data, randomised control trials (RCTs) & real-world evidence

The programme will include keynote presentations and concurrent workshops, delivered by leading international and local experts, with a focus on the needs of the New Zealand audience, including increasing equity and addressing over-diagnosis and over-treatment.
Fees range from $260 – $320 (inclusive of TAX) – REGISTER HERE Preferrential Rates on Local Accommodation

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Ashley Bloomfield, Director-General and Chief Executive, Ministry of Health (NZ)
  • Fiona Godlee, Editor in chief, The BMJ (UK)
  • Papaarangi Reid, Tumuaki and Head of Department of Māori Health at the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland (NZ)
  • Matthew Parsons, Professor of gerontology / Clinical chair in gerontology/ Waikato District Health Board / The University of Waikato (NZ)
  • Catherine Marshall, Independent health and guideline adviser and consumer advocate (NZ)
  • Cindy Farquhar, Postgraduate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland (NZ)
  • Ray Moynihan, Assistant professor and National Health and Medical Research Early Career Fellow at CREBP, academic researcher, author and award-winning health journalist (AU)
  • Sue Crengle, Associate Professor, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine (NZ)
  • Rees Tapsell, Director of clinical services, Mental Health & Addictions Service. Executive clinical director, PUAWAI: Midland Regional Forensic Psychiatric Service
  • Rachael Parke, Associate Professor, School of Nursing, University of Auckland. Nurse Senior Research Fellow I CVICU I Auckland City Hospital
  • Carl Heneghan, Director of the CEBM and a practicing GP (UK)
  • Jeff Harrison, Head of School, Pharmacy, University of Auckland (NZ)
  • Alan Merry, Deputy Dean, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland (NZ)

Getting Better with Evidence – PROGRAMME


2017 Highlights