Whatever your level of research experience, the R&D Department can provide a wide range of face-to-face and online training and guidance.


ADVICE CLINICS: To book an advice clinic appointment please contact Fay Crawford (Senior Research Advisor), Phone: 01383 623623 (internal 24364), E-mail: fay.crawford@nhs.net




Preparing a Scientific Poster *

 24 Jan,

 26 Jun,

 24 Oct

Good Clinical Practice (GCP) for Research Studies (FULL DAY)  

22 Jan,

24 Apr,

20 Aug,

12 Nov

Good Clinical Practice (GCP) update (HALF DAY)

11 Mar

01 Jul

09 Sep

02 Dec

An Introduction to Research  Methods & Design*

29 Jan

Critical Appraisal : Making Sense of Other Peoples Research *

23 May

Introduction to Qualitative Research

02 Jul

Thematic Analysis

19 Mar

How to Interview Participants and Run Focus Groups

12 Mar

Systematic Reviews

18 Apr

Statistics for the Terrified *

29 Aug

14 Nov

Using Survey Methods for Research *

07 Mar

Writing a  Research Question & Proposal

25 Jun

Writing Up and Getting Your Work Published

04 Apr

Achieving Success With Your Dissertation

28 Nov

Research Funding & Preparing a Grant Application

07 May

Implementing Research Findings into Clinical Practice

13 Jun

Making a Research Presentation

12 Sep

Data Collection, Analysis & presentation

22 Oct

Epidemiology for the Uninitiated

05 Dec

Innovation & Intellectual Property  -  bringing ideas to life

14 Mar,    16 May,   19 Sep

Approvals Maze

22 Aug

Workshops marked * can be offered to Departments/Groups as required within your own facilities or at the R&D Department at QMH

For further details of all education courses or to book a place please contact: Roy Halliday (R&D Support Officer), Phone: 01383 623623 (internal x 20955), E-mail: roy.halliday@nhs,net


INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: the R&D Department also handles all of NHS Fife’s intellectual property enquiries; that is, any new idea, invention or development that can be protected (for example by copyright or patent) exploited or marketed. We work closely with Scottish Health Innovations Limited to ensure the best protection and opportunities for any local IP with benefits to the inventor and their department. For further detals and advice contact: R&D Department (fife-uhb.randd@nhs.net). 

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Fay Crawford, Senior Research Advisor 
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By Post: NHS Fife, Queen Margaret Hospital Whitefield Road Dunfermline Fife KY12 0SU

Roy Halliday, Research and Development Support Officer 
Tel: 01383 623623 Contact Roy Halliday online
By Post: NHS Fife, Queen Margaret Hospital Whitefield Road Dunfermline Fife KY12 0SU


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