Event 16.06.2021—17.06.2021

5th National Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) Annual UK Research Conference



16th and 17th June 2021 at The University of Sheffield

Call for Abstracts until Monday 8th February 2021


The 5th National PROMs Annual Research Conference will return in June 2021 as a virtual event. 

Due to the generosity of the event sponsors delegate places will be fully funded to acknowledge the difficulties institutions and organisations are currently facing during the Covid-19 pandemic.

There will be a mixture of plenary sessions, workshops, oral presentations and posters by PROMs researchers from across the UK and internationally. The event will bring together leading experts and early career researchers to engage with the latest advances in the field of PROMs research and implementation.


  • Abstract submissions: until 8th February 2021
  • Notification to authors: from 29th March 2021
  • Registration: until 11th June 2021


Conference format

  • Two day conference:
    • Day 1 - Wednesday 16th June from 10am – 2pm
    • Day 2 – Thursday 17th June from 12 noon – 4pm (networking event 4-5pm)
  • The video conferencing tool, Blackboard Collaborate will be used.

Plenary sessions

Plenary session 1 - PROMs past, present and future

Professor Joanne Greenhalgh, School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds

Plenary session 2 – Hot topics

Professor John Brazier will chair a discussion, with guests Professor Joanne Greenhalgh, School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds; Professor Nick Bansback, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Canada; Elizabeth Gibbons, Senior Research Scientist, Clinical Outcomes Solutions; Dr Alexis Foster, School of Health Related Research, University of Sheffield.

To register and/or submit an abstract visit: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/scharr/proms-2021

If you have any questions about the conference, please contact the Conference Planning team at ARC_HEEE@Sheffield.ac.uk