About this event

  • Date and time Fri 22 Jan 2021 from 8:45am to 4:30pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Emergency Medicine

Please note this event has changed format to a webinar. The new time and date for the webinar is Friday 22 January 2021 at 9:00am. Please book your place here.

Join an experienced group of academics with a wealth of experience in the research landscape of Emergency Medicine. This meeting is an exciting opportunity to witness the successes of research studies that have directly resulted in the improvements in patient care.

This will be an insightful day, regardless of your current career status, as the experts walk you through their experiences and help you understand how you can be involved in research. You'll also identify the various challenges that research in the emergency department may present and learn of the tools that can help you overcome these barriers. 

There will also be an opportunity to hear about research teams and link in with representatives from both adult and paediatric research networks. 

Attendees can expect to:

  • Understand the current research landscape and how to navigate it
  • Understand the challenges and what is involved in pulling a research proposal together
  • Value teams and networks in research delivery
  • Describe areas of Emergency Medicine research which have led to direct changes in patient care


Standard pricing available until 21 January 2021.


RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Retired Fellow RSM Trainee RSM Student
£125.00 £85.00 £85.00 £85.00 £35.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP AHP / Nurse / Midwife Trainee Student
£180.00 £105.00 £105.00 £50.00

Key speakers

Dr Tom Roberts

Royal College of Emergency Medicine, TERN fellow

Speaker's biography

Dr Roberts will speak on the RCEM trainee research network to support trainees wishing to undertake research in the emergency department.

Professor Heather Jarman

Consultant Nurse in Emergency Care, Clinical Academic Lead, Emergency Department, St Georges Hospital

Speaker's biography

Professor Jarman will speak on building a successful multidisciplinary research team. This will be useful for consultants and research nurses to understand how they can develop and expand their research team, and for junior medical staff will be an insightful talk on how to be successful in recruiting patients to trials.

Professor Ian Roberts

Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, London School of Hygiene

Speaker's biography

Professor Roberts will discuss his involvement in the CRASH studies that many emergency departments will have been involved in, which has led to direct changes in patient care.


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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Dr Larry Fitton, Emergency Medicine Physician, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, and President Emergency Medicine Section, Royal Society of Medicine

The nuts and bolts of research

Chair: Dr Fleur Cantle, Honorary Secretary Emergency Medicine Divinsion, Royal Society of Medicine, Consultant, Adult and Emergency Medicine, King's College Hospital

How is all works, acronyms, abbreviations and speaking the language

Professor Rick Body, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Honorary Consultant, Emergency Medicine, Manchester

From idea to action – writing a successful research proposal

Dr Simon Stanworth, Consultant Haematologist, NHS Blood and Transplant, John Radcliffe Hospital, Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, Oxford University

No subject is too hard for emergency medicine research

Dr Adrian Boyle, Consultant, Emergency Medicine, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Big data


Panel discussion
Tea and coffee break

Teams: Networks and people - don’t go it alone

Chair: TBC

Building a successful research delivery team

Professor Heather Jarman, Consultant Nurse, Emergency Care, Clinical Academic Lead, Emergency Department, St George's Hospital

Emergency research: Why you should and how you can

Dr Dan Horner, Professor of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, Consultant, Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, Salford Royal Infimery

Success of the the paediatric emergency research in the UK and Ireland network


TERN. How to get involved.

Dr Tom Ronerts, Royal College of Emergency Medicine, TERN Fellow ST3 Bristol University Hospital Bristol TERN

Panel discussion
Prize presentations (3 x 5 minutes)
Lunch (Annual general meeting for RSM members only)

A celebration of success in emergency medicine research: Changing patient care

Chair: TBC

Prize presentations (3 x 5 minutes)
How the trauma audit and research network database has changed trauma care

Professor Fiona Lecky, Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Sheffield, Honorary Consultant Emergency Physician Salford Royal Hospitals


Dr Rick Body, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Honorary Consultant, Emergency Medicine Director, Manchester Diagnostics and Technology Accelerator (DiTA)

The CRASH story

Professor Ian Roberts, Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, London School of Hygiene

Translation of research to the masses


Panel discussion
Concluding remarks
Close of meeting


Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

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