23 August 2017
Christi Deaton, Florence Nightingale Foundation Professor of Clinical Nursing Research at the University of Cambridge, will lead a new programme of research to improve the care of patients with a common form of heart failure called Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF).
Steroids not effective for chest infections in adults who don’t have asthma or other chronic lung disease
22 August 2017
Results from a School for Primary Care Research funded study published in JAMA today indicates that oral steroids should not be used to treat acute lower respiratory tract infection.
9 August 2017
Andrographis Paniculata (A. Paniculata, Chuān Xīn Lián) appears beneficial and safe for relieving acute respiratory tract infections (ARTIs) symptoms and shortening time to symptom resolution, according to a systematic review led by University of Southampton.
3 August 2017
Professor Louise Robinson has been awarded NIHR Global Health Group funding, to the tune of £1,928.469, to create a Global Health Research Group on Dementia Prevention and Enhanced Care (DePEC).
2 August 2017
The School is pleased to announce that, after a very competitive round of applications and external review, the following projects successfully received funding for collaborative research in Funding Round 14. The School awarded £4,643,577 in total for the cross-departmental studies.
26 July 2017
Dr Kamal Mahtani (University of Oxford) has been appointed chair of one of the HTA Programme’s five advisory committees. The Primary Care Topic Identification, Development and Evaluation (TIDE) panel, advises on the research agenda for the HTA programme based on the needs of NHS primary care.
19 July 2017
Knowledge Mobilisation Research Fellowships (KMR Fellowships) are designed to support a balance of innovative knowledge mobilisation and research into the processes and impacts of such innovation. Through innovative practice and systematic study of that practice KMR Fellows should advance knowledge and understanding about research use, influence and impact.
18 July 2017
Another year down and another fantastic turnout for the SPCR at SAPC. The University of Warwick hosted the 46th SAPC ASM from 12-14 July. By all accounts it resulted in lively talks and debate around key issues affecting the primary care environment under the theme 'Pioneering Change'.
23 June 2017
The 18th Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR) celebrated its 70th anniversary with a second visit to the beautiful city of Madrid on the 14-17 June, where several researchers from Keele University’s Research Institute for Primary Care and Health Sciences braved the scorching temperatures to showcase their dedication to the research of inflammatory conditions.
23 June 2017
Congratulations to Dr Nathan Davies, SPCR Fellow at University College London, who is this year's winner of the prestigious Yvonne Carter Award. The award is co-presented by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) and the Society for Academic Primary Care (SAPC). It recognises the contributions of early career researchers in advancing the discipline of academic primary care through research.
13 June 2017
SPCR researcher Dr Sean Cowlishaw has written for The Conversation on why healthcare services have a problem with gambling.
13 June 2017
Researchers at the University of Bristol’s Centre for Academic Primary Care (CAPC) have created a unique archive of 300 video-taped GP-patient consultations that are now available for research and education purposes.
11 May 2017
Using a Dutch success story as a point of reference, Professor Harm van Marwijk looks at the academic general practice setting in the UK, where he is now based. He reflects on key lessons to be learnt in the UK including the importance of relationship building, open conversations and personal continuity.