This page has information about all Conferences in our 'Events' calendar, looking forward plus going back 15 years.

Following the success of our 4th workshop held at the Liverpool Maritime Museum in October 2004, the 5th International HRQOL workshop was held in Liverpool on the 2nd-3rd November 2006. The presentations from the two days are available with the authors' permissions to be downloaded.

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Office presentation icon Self help materials for disfigurement: A systematic review47.5 KB
Office presentation icon Reasons for delay122.5 KB
Office presentation icon Psychosocial intervention380.5 KB
Office presentation icon Interventions: what materials & methods are available - version 2?884.5 KB
Office presentation icon How to improve informal interventions: The impact of counselling interventions.210.5 KB
Office presentation icon Experience of a pre-treatment clinic755.5 KB
Office presentation icon Carers of Head and Neck Cancer Patients: Who Cares?416 KB
Office presentation icon The Impact of Swallowing Function Pre- and Post Head & Neck Cancer Treatment761.5 KB
Office presentation icon The extent of use and preference of a suitable HRQoL instrument for routine clinical use in head & neck cancer patients - The Ma387.5 KB
Office presentation icon Psychosocial difficulties in head and neck cancer; the development of an evidence based measurement instrument44.5 KB
Office presentation icon OCRCC's experiences in collecting HQoL data & preliminary findings1.32 MB
Office presentation icon HRQOL in Clinical Practice2.04 MB
Office presentation icon How functional is a functional neck dissection?3.81 MB
Office presentation icon History and evolution of quality of life in head and neck cancer.626.5 KB
Office presentation icon Carers of Head and Neck Cancer Patients: Who Cares?418 KB
Office presentation icon QOL Conference 2006 5th International HRQOL Workshop in Head & Neck Cancer 2nd & 3rd November 2006 Liverpool, UK Following the1.93 MB
Office presentation icon The Information Needs of Head and Neck Cancer Patients: Using Focus Groups.117 KB
Office presentation icon Drinking to cope, alcohol and cigarette use, and quality of life in successfully treated HNSCC patients.179.5 KB
PDF icon The difficulties making it all a reality1.35 MB
PDF icon Quality of Life & Palliative Care873.69 KB
PDF icon Understanding patients' life stories: a life course approach to the aetiology of Head and Neck Cancer959.63 KB
PDF icon Interventions: what materials & methods are available?374.53 KB

The 6th International QOL workshop was held on the 6th & 7th November 2008 in Liverpool, Merseyside, UK. Use the links below to download the conference flyer and programme.

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7th International Workshop

Thursday 4th & Friday 5th November 2010

Liverpool Maritime Museum

Keynote Speakers

  • Prof Galina Velikova, Leeds
  • Mr Vinidh Paleri, Newcastle
  • Prof Gerry Humphris, St Andrews
  • Mr Derek C Stewart, OBE, Nottingham

This year the workshop will be split into four sections

  • Thursday morning
    • overview of Patient Reported Outcomes
    • Patient Concerns expressed in clinic
    • MDT involvement
    • an update in H&N since the last workshop
  • Thursday afternoon - functional outcomes (e.g speech, swallowing, nutrition, PEG, chemoradiotherapy)
  • Friday morning - Psychological aspects (e.g. depression, life style - alcohol / smoking, fear of recurrence)
  • Friday afternoon - The patient and carer perspective (e.g information, diagnosis, treatment burden, finance, bereavement)

The workshop is suitable for all members of the H&N MDT. Throughout the meeting there will be free papers - please consider submitting an abstract. Also there will be plenty of time for discussion and sharing best practice.

Course organiser: Prof Simon Rogers, Liverpool

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PDF icon Conference Programme QOL 2010246.37 KB

8th International Quality of Life Conference

Thursday 8th & Friday 9th November 2012
The Hard Days Night Hotel, Liverpool
Course Organiser, Professor Simon Rogers Liverpool
12 CPD points

This year's conference brings together an international selection of presentations with wide experience in the field. Contributions from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines will help to consolidate a wide spectrum of viewpoints and provide a unique opportunity for coherent dialogue.

You will see from the programme that the workshop has been roughly divided into four sections
and there has been an attempt to fit the free papers around these themes:
i. Thursday morning we will address general issues
ii. Thursday afternoon emphasis is more towards function
iii. Friday morning we will consider psychological aspects
iv. Friday afternoon there is slightly more patient and carer focus
For more information on the 2012 conference - click on the link below!

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10th International H&N Quality of Life Conference.

The 10th International Head and Neck Quality of Life Conference was held at the Medical Institute on the 10th and 11th of November 2016.

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11th International H&N Cancer QOL Conference

Thursday 8th & Friday 9th November 2018

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