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Evidence Live 2017


Evidence Live is a partnership between The BMJ and the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine in the University of Oxford’s Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences.
This meeting combines debate on the latest issues with education and practical skills development; a community coming together for a conference and evidence-based workshops where international thinkers share ideas to improve healthcare. We seek answers to the question: how can we transform healthcare for the better?

Evidence Live 2017 is a smaller symposium across two days focussing on EBM 2.0 Offering a platform for you to orchestrate change in national and global health care systems, by sharing your contribution and ideas for better evidence for better healthcare.


Venue the Blavanik School of Government, developed by internationally renowned architects Herzog & de Meuron. After becoming operational at the end of 2015, the building was officially opened by HRH the Duke of Cambridge in May 2016.

Welcome to Oxford – Information on parking and travel.
Staying in a historic Oxford college accommodation is a unique opportunity. With centrally-located bed and breakfast (B&B) rooms It is a cost effective alternative to staying in a hotel, and by providing the college with revenue you will be contributing to the upkeep of the famous buildings.  You will eat in the college hall, and could wander through the college’s gardens and quadrangles or take a punt along the river followed by a drink in the college bar.For Prices and availability of Oxford colleges please go directly to University Rooms Oxford, please see map for distances.  A partner  website also lists  Oxford bed & breakfast
Oxford Apartment &  Airbnb – Oxford also has some very good properties available.
Recommended hotels and guest houses:
The Old Bank Hotel
The Macdonald Randolph Hotel
The Buttery Hotel
Linton Lodge
Cotswold Lodge
Jurys Inn


Getting to Oxford
BY AIR – Heathrow, Gatwick and Birmingham airports all have good links to Oxford city centre
Heathrow and Gatwick airports have direct services by AIRPORT EXPRESS (The Oxford Bus Company). Tel  +44 (0) 1865 785400.  Birmingham airport as a good rail link to Oxford.

BY COACH OR BUS from CENTRAL LONDON – Buses from London to Oxford run around the clock at very reasonable fares. Travel times from London vary with traffic but average an hour and a half to two hours.  The X90 is faster than the Oxford Tube as it follows a more direct route.

  • X90 Calls at London Victoria Coach Station, Marble Arch, Gloucester Place (Baker Street) and Hillingdon Circus
  • X80 Calls at Heathrow bus station and Heathrow Terminal 4
  • X70 Calls at Gatwick South Terminal and Gatwick North Terminal

Oxford Tube Calls at Grosvenor Gardens (Victoria), Marble Arch, Notting Hill Gate, Shepherd’s Bush, Hillingdon Circus and Lewknor Turn
BY COACH OR BUS from other UK cities – From most major UK cities, by NATIONAL EXPRESS Tel: + 44 (0)870 5808080
BY RAIL – Direct service from London Paddington via Reading.  Direct service from Birmingham New Street via Banbury and Coventry.
For more information contact National Rail Information, Tel: + 44 (0)345 484950 or access the Rail Track website at

Guide to Oxford city, everything from what’s on diary, maps, accommodation, shopping, local weather, what to do and what to see

General enquiries, venue and travel
Ruth Davis
Tel: +44 (0) 1865 289 322

2017 Highlights