News and Events


Webinar: Help shape a co-developed model for physical rehabilitation in stroke for a Cochrane Review
- Online
During the webinar you will hear why, and how, a group of stroke survivors, carers and physiotherapists worked together to co-develop a model that describes physical rehabilitation after stroke.
Pup4Dads Study Expert Event
PuP4Dads study Expert Event. Please view online before attending the online meeting on Wed 7th October
8th Annual Research Symposium: Call for abstracts
COSLA Conference Centre, 19 Haymarket Yards, Edinburgh EH12 5BH
Healthcare Improvement Scotland is jointly hosting a symposium with our partners at Health Services Research Unit and the Health Economics Research Unit at the University of Aberdeen, and the Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Research Unit at the Chief Scientist Office.
7th Annual Research Symposium
19 Haymarket Yards, Edinburgh, EH12 5BH
The concept of value based healthcare has recently come to prominence in discussions of how to maximise population and individual health. The Chief Medical Officer in her report on Realistic Medicine drew on this model in setting a vision of healthcare in Scotland.
Improvement Research Network
- Room A523, Govan Mbeki Building, Glasgow Caledonian University
SISCC and the Q Network are holding a meeting to consider how to develop an “Improvement Research Network”
Can behavioural factors influence the delivery and sustainability of improvement initiatives?
- Stirling Court Hotel
This free seminar will address ways to facilitate behaviour change to support improvement activities within health and social care settings.


Retirement of Professor Doreen McClurg

Congratulations and best wishes to Professor Doreen McClurg on her retirement from the NMAHP Research Unit. We want to sincerely thank Prof. McClurg for her astounding dedication to improving bowel, bladder and pelvic health in people worldwide.

Emerging threat to human health in Southeast Asia

Dr Fiona Harris was invited to contribute to an international expert panel to develop a risk profile of an emerging threat to human health in Southeast Asia. The panel was convened by the Food and Agriculture Organisation for the United Nations.

Congratulations to Edward Duncan

Congratulations to Edward Duncan a longstanding Unit member of staff who has been promoted to Professor at the University of Stirling.