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Getting better with evidence: Experiences of putting evidence into practice

Te Tāhū Hauora Health Quality & Safety Commission

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Co-hosted by the British Medical Journal, the Oxford Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, the University of Auckland and the Health Quality & Safety Commission. 

‘Getting better with evidence: Experiences of putting evidence into practice’ is a one-day conference where delegates can learn from experts about putting evidence into practice, and discuss the challenges currently being faced in health care.

This is a New Zealand first, bringing the internationally acclaimed EBMLive to Auckland.

The conference has three themes:

  1. gathering and disseminating better evidence
  2. translating evidence into action
  3. building solutions, the roles of big data, randomised control trials and real-world evidence.

The programme includes keynote presentations and concurrent workshops, delivered by leading international and local experts, with a focus on the needs of the New Zealand audience, including increasing equity and addressing over-diagnosis and over-treatment.

Keynote speakers include:

  • Fiona Godlee, editor-in-chief, the BMJ
  • Ray Moynihan, assistant professor, Bond University
  • Professor Carl Heneghan, director, Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, University of Oxford
  • Prof Papaarangi Reid, tumuaki, deputy dean Māori, Faculty for Te Kupenga Hauora Māori (TKHM), University of Auckland
  • Prof Matthew Parsons, clinical chair in gerontology, Te Huataki Waiora Faculty of Health, University of Waikato
  • Catherine Marshall, independent health and guideline adviser, and consumer advocate
  • Prof Cindy Farquhar, postgraduate professor of obstetrics and gynaecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland

Event flyer

Download the event flyer (253KB PDF)


Download the final programme (525KB, PDF)


All prices are in New Zealand dollars and are GST inclusive.

  Earlybird now closed (until 9 Nov 2019) Standard (from 10 November 2019)
Full registration $320 $375
Student/consumer/charities $260 $300
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CME endorsement

The 'Getting better with evidence: Experiences of putting evidence into practice' activity, has been endorsed by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) and has been approved for up to 6.5 CME credits for the General Practice Educational Programme (GPEP) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) purposes. 

It is no longer a requirement for general practitioners who participate in endorsed continuing medical education (CME) activities to supply the college with certificates of attendance for the purpose of their CPD programme. Providing participant certificates is optional.  

More information

For more information, visit the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine’s website or email

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