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HSRUK Conference 2018

4 July, 2018

The HSRUK Annual Conference will be held on 4 – 5 July 2018 at the Nottingham Conference Centre.

The HSRUK Conference presents the leading edge of health services research. The programme is multidisciplinary and includes research presentations and posters, and plenaries from research and service leaders. Delegates attend from a range of organisations: NHS and social care bodies, patient and citizen groups, universities and research institutes, industry and commercial knowledge consultancy, central and local government and the third sector.

For the first year the HSRUK Conference is very interested in receiving submissions focused on Global Health Services Research in Low, Middle and High income countries.

The Conference abstract call comprises:

*   Call for individual abstracts (presentation and/or poster)

*   Call for session proposals

Once again, all abstract submissions and session proposals will be uploaded via our online registration and abstract system. All correspondence in relation to abstracts and session proposals will come from



View the Call for Abstracts and Sessions. HSRUK are inviting abstracts on the following themes:


  • Access and equity
  • Commissioning
  • Emergency care
  • Patient voice
  • Patient experience
  • Workforce
  • Organisations
  • Methods
  • Quality
  • Innovation
  • Integrated care
  • Improvement Science*


The Conference welcomes abstracts on all aspects of health services and policy research.



The Conference 2018 Call includes the option to submit joint proposals to run sessions or workshops. We welcome proposals on all aspects of health services and policy research.

Additional criteria encouraged:

*   Cross-institutional submissions

*   Proposals that demonstrate collaborations with NHS and Health and Social Care organisations including Local Authorities

*   Proposals that demonstrate collaboration/engagement with patients/carers

*   Proposals that demonstrate collaborations with other sectors

*   Innovative and engaging formats

Submit your abstract or session proposal on the event website. See guidelines for abstract submission (also available on the event web page).


Closing Date for Submissions: 2 March 2018