• The Health Foundation supported the HSR UK 2020 annual conference on 1–3 July 2020, with Health Foundation speakers presenting throughout the event.
  • The conference promoted and supported applied health and care research across the UK, bringing together participants from universities, government, the NHS, local authorities, research funding agencies and charities. 

The Health Foundation supported HSR UK 2020, which took place online on 1–3 July 2020. Speakers from across the Health Foundation presented live or in the form of pre-recorded presentations, and all sessions have been published to the HSR UK YouTube channel.

The Health Foundation presented on several topics:

Live plenary panels

Live on Friday 3 July, 2–3pm and now available to view.

With Adam Steventon, Director of Data Analytics at the Health Foundation, Ronan Lyons, Clinical Professor of Public Health at Swansea University Medical School and Jennifer Whitty (Chair), Professor of Health Economics at University of East Anglia.

Sessions (pre-recorded)

Pre-recorded and now available to view.

Chaired by Ellen Coughlan, Programme Manager at the Health Foundation.

Presented by Hannah Knight, Principal Data Analyst at the Health Foundation, David Cromwell, Professor of Health Services Research at LSHTM and Director Clinical Effectiveness Unit, Royal College of Surgeons of England, Pia Hardelid, Associate Professor at UCL/GOS Institute of Child Health and Laura Edwards Suarez, Mental Health Analyst at Nottinghamshire NHS Foundation Trust.

Pre-recorded and now available to view

Hosted by Usha Boolaky, Assistant Director for Research at the Health Foundation.

Presented by Natalie Creary at Black Thrive, Dr Oli Williams, THIS Institute Postdoctoral Research Fellow at King’s College London, Alison Worsley, Director of External Affairs at Ambitious about Autism and Emily Niner, Participation Manager at Ambitious about Autism.

Pre-recorded and now available to view.

With Hardeep Aiden, Research Manager at the Health Foundation.

Presented by Dr Andrew Bryce, Research Associate at University of Sheffield, Paul Downard, Professor of Economics at Loughborough University, Simona Rasciute, Senior Lecturer in Economies at Loughborough University, Alasdair Stewart, Research Associate at University of Glasgow and Laura How, Reader in Epidemiology and Medical Studies at University of Bristol.

Pre-recorded and now available to view.

Chaired by Charli Colegate, Research Manager at the Health Foundation.

Contributors include Angus Wiltshire, Programme Officer at the Health Foundation, Therese Lloyd, Senior Statistician at the Health Foundation, Improvement analytics unit (IAU), Sarah Reeves, Managing Consultant at Mott Macdonald and Professor Sir Denis Pereira Gray, Lead on Continuity Counts at St Leonards Practice in Exeter.

Research presentations (pre-recorded)

Pre-recorded and now available to view.

Geraldine Clarke, Senior Data Analyst: ‘An evaluation of the impact of the Mid-Nottinghamshire Better Totgether Integrated Care Transformation Programme on hospital use in Mid-Nottinghamshire: challenges and outcomes of using synthetic control methods for evaluation.’

Pre-recorded and now available to view.

Kathryn Dreyer, Senior Analytical Manager: ‘High-Cost High-Need Children and Young People: A Descriptive Analysis.’

Pre-recorded and now available to view

Fiona Grimm, Senior Data Analyst: ‘The association of multimorbidity and common mental health disorders with healthcare utilisation by people with type 2 diabetes: a retrospective cohort study using linked electronic health records.’

Pre-recorded and now available to view.

Amanda Watt, Research Manager: ‘Developing and sharing learning about improving patient flow and patient and staff experiences through a health care system: Evaluating the Flow Coaching Academy Programme.’

Poster presentations (pre-recorded)

Pre-recorded and now available to view

Jo Scott, Insight Manager, Q: 'Q Improvement Lab: working collaboratively and creatively to improve care across mental and physical health services.'

Pre-recorded and now available to view

Javed Miah, Assistant Research Officer: 'The impact of Outcomes-Based Commissioning on the third sector.'

Further reading


Four research projects selected to investigate how the health of a population shapes its social and economic outcomes

2 April 2020

Four projects chosen to be part of the £1.2 million Social and Economic Value of Health in a Place...


Three research projects selected to advance the use of audit and registry data to improve quality of care

28 April 2020

The Health Foundation has selected three original research projects as part of its open call for...

Kjell-bubble-diagramArtboard 101 copy

Get social

@niadla Thanks for sharing Nicky!

Follow us on Twitter
Kjell-bubble-diagramArtboard 101

Work with us

We look for talented and passionate individuals as everyone at the Health Foundation has an important role to play.

View current vacancies
Artboard 101 copy 2

The Q community

Q is an initiative connecting people with improvement expertise across the UK.

Find out more