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Practical Workshop on Planning and Reporting Pilot and Feasibility Studies

The next course will take place in Oxford in 2020. Date tbc. See this link for further details


This annual workshop is based on the work of the Pilot and Feasibility Studies (PAFS) collaboration*. The PAFS collaboration is an international research group working on the reporting and conduct of pilot and feasibility studies. In 2016 the group published a framework for defining pilot and feasibility studies and the CONSORT extension for randomised pilot trials. They also have a website dedicated to the design, analysis, and reporting of pilot and feasibility studies:

This workshop is aimed at anyone interested in planning or reporting a pilot or feasibility study. This could include health professionals, clinicians, epidemiologists, statisticians, PhD Students, NIHR Fellows etc.

*Members of the PAFS collaboration are:

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