The NSW Better Treatments 4 Kids Research Network is a collaboration of NSW researcher clinicians from NSW, Australia based children's hospitals and other paediatric research centres with an interest in improving the health outcomes for children. The network was established with funding from the NSW Health Officer for Health and Medical Research and the Secretariat is hosted by Sydney Children's Hospital Network.
The current member sites of BT4K are Sydney Children's Hospital Network including Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick, NSW and the Children's Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, NSW as well as John Hunter Children's Hospital, Newcastle, NSW.
We support paediatric clinical research that meets or exceeds international standards. If you need assistance with developing your paediatric research or trial documents please visit our LINKS page or contact us through our contact page.
Time & date: Saturday 15th October 2016, 9.30 am to 4.30 pm
Venue: Mercure Hotel, Sydney
Location: 818 - 820 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
Cost: Free registration (inclusive of catering)
This national workshop brings together young people, families, communities, and health professionals to learn and discuss how to engage young people with chronic conditions and their families in research. At this event, you will hear from Sally Crowe who is a world-recognised expert in patient engagement, a member of the British Medical Journal’s Patient Panel and former Co-Chair of the UK-based James Lind Alliance (JLA), which facilitates research priority setting partnerships globally. This workshop is hosted by BT4K, an initiative funded by the NSW Health (Office of Health and Medical Research), aimed to increase the number, relevance and quality of clinical trials in young people.
Who can attend? Young people (aged 11-18 years) with a chronic condition, adult family members (of children and young people aged 0-18 years), caregivers, patient advocates, healthcare providers, policy makers, and researchers.
When? 9:30 am – 4:30 pm Saturday 15th October 2016
Where? Mercure Hotel, Sydney NSW, Australia
Registration: Registration is free and limited to 80 participants. Please register your interest here http://www.thekaleidoscopeproject.com.au/national-forum-2016/and a confirmation email will be sent to you within three days of submission.
The Kaleidoscope Project
Supported by NSW Ministry of Health
Better Treatment 4 Kids Network
The Children’s Hospital at Westmead
The University of Sydney