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RDF19 Speaker Details

RDF19 Speaker Details

The NHS R&D Forum are delighted to announce the following speakers for RDF19, The 2019 Annual NHS R&D Forum. RDF19 will be held at the Hilton Metropole in Brighton from the 12th-14th May 2019. The Annual NHS R&D Forum is one of the largest gatherings of R&D Directors, Managers, Administrators and related functions in the UK. RDF18 saw over 600 people attend the 2 day conference with 60 speakers, over 60 posters and more than 20 exhibitors

Fiona Verity

Fiona Verity

Job Title: Director

Organisation: Wales School for Social Care Research


Fiona Verity’s work life, which has spanned both practice and academia, began in Adelaide, Australia in the early 1980s. A social worker who has worked primarily in community development, Fiona has worked in local government, community health and been an active volunteer. In 2000, after gaining a PhD in Sociology, she moved to work in university settings and taught community development, social planning and social policy. She was Dean of the School for Social and Policy Studies, Flinders University, South Australia (2011-2013). In 2014 she volunteered in Indonesia as part of an Australian Government Overseas Volunteer program.

Her research and publications have focused on community development and prevention, and include research into the impacts of risk management on community development and the third sector, community capacity building, obesity prevention and community impacts of closure of manufacturing industry. She is co-author of a number of commissioned publications about community participation in health and social services. She moved to Wales in 2016 and is the Director of the Wales School for Social Care Research and Professor of Social Work and Social Care, Swansea University. Fiona is the PI for a current community mental health project in Uganda, in collaboration with Ugandan partners and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine funded by MRC, Wellcome Trust and NIHR.

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RDF19 Speakers

    • Teresa Allen

      Teresa Allen

    • Catherine Blewett

      Catherine Blewett

    • Dame Fiona Caldicott

      Dame Fiona Caldicott

    • Michael Chilvers

      Michael Chilvers

    • Rachel Churchill

      Rachel Churchill

    • Tina Coldham

      Tina Coldham

    • Benita Cooke

      Benita Cooke

    • Liz Coote

      Liz Coote

    • Rachael Croser

      Rachael Croser

    • Mary Cubitt

      Mary Cubitt

    • Sarah Daniel

      Sarah Daniel

    • Philip Darbyshire

      Philip Darbyshire

    • Anne-Laure Donskoy

      Anne-Laure Donskoy

    • Carole Fogg

      Carole Fogg

    • Deanna Herron

      Deanna Herron

    • Jo Hicks

      Jo Hicks

    • Amanda Hunn

      Amanda Hunn

    • Ellen Jenkins

      Ellen Jenkins

    • Angel Jimenez-Aranda

      Angel Jimenez-Aranda

    • Helen Jones

      Helen Jones

    • Helen Jung

      Helen Jung

    • Andrew Lotery

      Andrew Lotery

    • Jonathan Montgomery

      Jonathan Montgomery

    • Farhan Naim

      Farhan Naim

    • Maria Palmer

      Maria Palmer

    • Janice Paterson

      Janice Paterson

    • Rebecca Pritchard

      Rebecca Pritchard

    • Helen Riding

      Helen Riding

    • Rebecca Smith

      Rebecca Smith

    • Phillip Smith

      Phillip Smith

    • Shaun Treweek

      Shaun Treweek

    • Fiona Verity

      Fiona Verity

    • Mike Visick

      Mike Visick

    • Louise Wood

      Louise Wood

    • Richard Wyatt-Haines

      Richard Wyatt-Haines

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