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  • This event is free of charge for any members of this MedComms Networking Community, or anyone who would like to learn more about the MedComms business. Everyone welcome.

    To sign up, simply email Peter Llewellyn providing details of your current position.

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    Involving patients in research and medical writing

    Following last year's successful end-of-year meeting, once again we'll expect a packed room for this opportunity to tackle an important, ongoing topic for the MedComms community. It's also an opportunity to relax with peers, to celebrate the year that is ending and to look forward to the year to come. The event is free to attend thanks to the generosity of the sponsors, Stgilesmedical.

    This event is free of charge for any members of this MedComms Networking Community, or anyone who would like to learn more about the MedComms business. Everyone welcome.

    To sign up, simply email Peter Llewellyn providing details of your current position.

    Date: 10 December 2019

    Venue: Stgilesmedical, Vestry House, 60 St Giles High Street London WC2H 8LG


    13:00-14:00: Warm lunch (supplied by Franx Restaurant)

    14:00-14:10: Introduction and welcome
    Peter Llewellyn (NetworkPharma Ltd) and Steven Walker (St Gilesmedical Ltd and Stgilesmedical GmbH)

    14:10-14:30 How patients and the public are being involved in co-producing the journal content
    Tessa Richards, Editor, BMJ

    14:30-14:50 How can pharmaceutical companies work with patients for patients?
    Simon Page, Global Medical Publications and Communications Manager, Ipsen Bioinnovation

    14:50-15:10 The agency perspective - Patient authorship and plain language summaries
    Phil Matthews, Portfolio Director and Team Lead, Envision Pharma Group

    15:10-15:30 Being part of the team: research and art from the patient's perspective
    Tony Pickering, Patient and Medical Artist, St Gilesmedical Ltd London and Pick Art

    15:30-15:50 All I want for Christmas... How to write healthcare information for adults and children that 'minds the gap'
    Jane Lamprill, Paediatric Advisor and Specialist Medical Writer (lay language communications), Paediatric Research Consultant, Please Read Carefully

    15:50-16:10 Writing and testing lay-friendly health information
    Laura Myden, Project Manager and Operations Deputy, Luto

    16:10-16:30 Question and Answer session

    Summary and Keynote:

    16:30-17:00 The Patient Involvement Christmas Stocking - Some presents unwrapped
    Richard Stephens, Editor of Research Involvement and Engagement, and Veteran Patient Advocate


    17:00-18:30: Homemade mince pies, bubbly and music from emerging singer/song writing talent Neev-Downes


    057 Layla Mohammad-Hadi, Independent
    056 Fady Aarab, The Royal Marsden
    055 Hasan Mahbouba, Independent
    054 Soho Yoon, Independent
    053 Jenny Barker, Luto
    052 Tilly Shackley, Real Science Communications
    051 Colleen Shannon, Independent
    050 Sarah Webster, Taylor and Francis
    049 Hannah Bassirat, Spirit
    048 Tanya Stezhka, Taylor and Francis
    047 Maya Kaushik, Sciterion
    046 Katerina Kumpan, Caudex
    045 Robert Jenn, Mudskipper
    044 Kirsty Okyne, Mudskipper
    043 Vicki Evans, Independent
    042 Melanie Martin, A-Z Medical Writing
    041 Alpa Parmar, Envision Pharma Group
    040 Dave Cornick, Envision Pharma Group
    039 Emma Phillips, Costello Medical
    038 Sally Weale, Independent
    037 Victoria Farrell, Chameleon
    036 Michael Achiampong, Independent
    035 Katy Yeo, Independent
    034 Gillian Murphy, Independent
    033 Sarah Funderburk, McCann Health Medical Communications
    032 Dalia Hassan, dna Communications
    031 Elina Kansikas, dna Communications
    030 Zoe Phillips, Independent
    029 Faith Mayer, Independent
    028 Shamika de Silva, Boehringer Ingelheim
    027 Hazel Dickens, Taylor and Francis
    026 Anthony Offer, NexGen Healthcare Communications
    025 Sarah Wood, NexGen Healthcare Communications
    024 Eloise Morecroft, Fishawack Group
    023 Olga Conn, Fishawack Indicia
    022 Juliet Fawcett, Independent
    021 Petra Roberts, Independent
    020 Sandip Dhillon, Luto
    019 Hannah Wills, 7.4 Limited
    018 Jessica Sampson, Highfield
    017 Kathryn Lee, Independent
    016 Hannah Bridges, Independent
    015 Jen Lewis, Independent
    014 Fiona Weston, Independent
    013 Yvonne Adebola, Independent
    012 Anisa Vora, Independent
    011 Bernardo Rodrigues, Synergy Vision
    010 Claire Ryall, Sciterion
    009 John Unikowski, Independent
    008 Mengxi Sun, PrimeVigilance
    007 Joanne Walker, Future Science Group
    006 Laura Dormer, Future Science Group
    005 Stephanie Wasek, Independent
    004 Corinne Swainger, Independent
    003 Catherine Lee, Syneos Health
    002 Jane Mason, Independent
    001 Peter Llewellyn, NetworkPharma

    To make sure you're included in announcements about future events just email Peter Llewellyn, if you haven't already done so, to register your interest.


    This meeting is free to attend thanks to the generosity of the event sponsors, Stgilesmedical


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