CLAHRC Academy short training courses

CLAHRC North Thames Academy short courses are aimed at our partners in frontline services in the NHS and local Government. Our training is delivered by experienced researchers and provides staff with the tools and methods they need to use evidence based approaches to decision making and carrying out evaluations of services.

Using real-life case studies, the practical focus of our courses arms front-line staff with the means to select suitable methods and approaches that are the best tools for the job practical skills and tips in using a chosen approach most effectively methods needed to maximise the impact of findings.

Our workshops have proved extremely popular so far and feedback has been positive from attendees. Our programme includes the following courses:

  • Introduction to Evaluation (face-to-face and online)
  • Introduction to Economic Evaluation
  • Introduction to Demand, Capacity and Flow
  • Becoming Research Active: What does it involve and where do I start?New for 2017!

Dates of our upcoming courses can be found below. For further information or to be added to our mailing list, please email us at clahrc.academy@ucl.ac.uk.

Upcoming events

This one day, hands-on workshop is an introduction to demand, capacity and flow aimed at staff from NHS Trusts, CCGs and Local Authorities. After attending this workshop, you will have the skills and knowledge to apply simple principles and rules of thumb for managing demand and capacity in your local organisation or service.

This one-day workshop provides attendees with the skills and knowledge to undertake their own simple economic evaluation of a local intervention or service, and be able to appraise other evaluations.

Introduction to Evaluation

December 13 @ 9:00 am

This very popular one-day face to face workshop provides attendees with the practical tools to carry out pragmatic service evaluations. After attending this workshop, you will have the skills and knowledge to undertake your own evaluation of a local programme or service.

Previous events

Introduction to Economic Evaluation

December 1, 2016 @ 10:00 am

This one day, hands-on workshop aims to provide an introduction to addressing these challenges. It is run by the NIHR CLAHRC North Thames Academy. The course is aimed at staff from NHS Trusts, CCGs and Local Authorities, who have limited experience of conducting economic evaluations and decision making analysis.

The online version of our very popular Introduction to Evaluation Course, providing you with the skills and knowledge to undertake your own evaluation of a local programme or service.

This one day, hands-on workshop aims to provide you with the skills and knowledge to undertake your own simple economic evaluation of a local intervention or service. The course is aimed at staff in frontline services in the NHS and local government, who have limited experience of conducting economic evaluations and decision making analysis.

Do you need to demonstrate the impact of projects in your organisation? Do you want to improve the design and implementation of your programmes? Are you tasked with carrying out an evaluation, but don’t know where to start? This one-day workshop addresses challenges as these that you might face in undertaking your own evaluation of a local programme or service.