Communicating Benefits and Risks in Health Information (London) - Wed 10 October 2018

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The Patient Information Forum were delighted to hold an event on Communicating Benefits and Risks in Health Information on Wednesday 10 October 2018 in London. An agenda for the day can be downloaded here and presentations from the day can be viewed below.  You can download our updated resource on Communicating Benefits, Risks and Uncertainties here.

Enhancing the use of scientific evidence
Dr Claire Cope – Policy Manager, The Academy of Medical Sciences

Communicating potential benefits and harms
Dr Alexandra Freeman - Executive Director, Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication, Cambridge University

Decision aids at the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
Andy Hutchinson - Medicines Education Technical Adviser, National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

MS Decisions - the balance between risk / side effects and efficacy in disease modifying drugs for MS
Janice Sykes – Information Management Officer, MS Trust

Reducing the risk of dementia
Andrew Grey - Writer/Editor, Alzheimer’s Society          

Learning from the Prevention of Cerebral Palsy in PreTerm Labour (PReCePT) project
Elly Salisbury - Patient/Public Contributor and Dr Karen Luyt - Consultant Neonatologist, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust; Consultant Senior Lecturer, University of Bristol     

Bringing meaningful information into conversations at the point of care
Dr David Neal – CEO, Vesalian

Making sense of benefits and risks: A public-led expert fed approach
Emily Jesper-Mir - Head of Partnerships and Governance, Sense about Science

Using augmented (AR) and virtual reality (VR) to explain risk and benefit to patients
Prof Stephen Chapman - Professor of Prescribing Studies and Head of Medicines Optimisation School of Pharmacy, Keele University












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