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27-28 September 2017

Scottish Event Campus (SEC), Glasgow

#RCSLT2017

Presentations slides will be available soon, subject to authors’ permission.

The RCSLT Conference 2017 explored the ways in which speech and language therapy impacts at both a population and individual level; using evidence-based practice and new innovations to improve outcomes.

The conference showcased the latest in research and service evaluation, as well as introducing a new type of presentation, ‘brag and steal’, highlighting how research evidence is being applied in clinical practice.

The event included 4 keynote presentations, 36 parallel sessions comprising 71 presentations and 14 workshops, along with over 100 posters, with topics will covering a wide range of adult and child specialisms.

Aims and objectives

Attending the conference helped delegates to:

  • Use the latest evidence base to inform and enhance their clinical practice to improve outcomes for service-users.
  • Disseminate evaluations of interventions and service-delivery.
  • Share emerging innovations and approaches to service interventions.
  • Work with decision-makers and budget holders to understand how speech and language therapy supports delivery of key priorities at national, service, population and individual levels.
  • Develop the business case for new workforce models and service redesign.