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Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) research conference | 18 Nov 2014 | The King’s Fund

Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) have developed since their initial introduction into routine use in April 2009 for assessing the outcome and quality of care in the NHS in England for four elective procedures, to being included as part of the NHS Outcomes framework since April 2013 with plans to expand the use of PROMs […]

2014 QORU Seminar

QORU seminar: Using information on quality and outcomes to improve decision-making about care 24 March 2014, 13.30 – 15.30 Venue: London School of Economics and Political Science, Tower 1, G.01 Health and social care policy emphasises ‘outcomes’. Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMS) and measures of social care-related quality of life are collected. But can we use […]

Personal outcome measures and postal surveys of social care

Joanna Apps, Tanya Crowther and Julien Forder The drive for greater personalisation of social care has led not only to interest in gauging performance by measuring the outcomes of individuals receiving support but also in exploring personalised ways to measure those outcomes. Work has been underway since 2009 among a group of local authorities in […]

QORU Seminar April 2012

How can we make the best use of information outcomes? A free seminar at the LSE, London focused on the patient-reported outcome measures (PROMS) and the social care-related quality of life (SCRQoL) measures of new outcomes frameworks for health and social care. It included presentations from: Professor Ray Fitzpatrick (QORU, University of Oxford) on “PROMS For Patients – The Neglected User”; Professor Crispin Jenkinson (QORU, University of Oxford) on “Using Measures of Outcomes For Carers”; Professor Julien Forder (QORU, University of Kent and LSE) and Juliette Malley (QORU, University of Kent and LSE) on “Using and Interpreting Social Care Outcomes: The ASCOT Measure’

QORU Seminar January 2013

Understanding outcomes for people with long-term conditions: a free seminar at the LSE, London focused on the patient-reported outcome measures (PROMS) and the social care-related quality of life (SCRQoL) measures of new outcomes frameworks for health and social care. Included presentations from: Professor Ray Fitzpatrick (QORU, University of Oxford) – “Patient reported outcome measures for long term conditions”; Dr Jose M Valderas (QORU, University of Oxford) on “The use of PROMS in Clinical Practice”; and Professor Julien Forder (QORU, University of Kent and LSE) on “Measuring outcomes for people with long-term conditions: the role of EQ5D and other quality indicators”.