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Packing an emotional punch using theatre to raise awareness of doctors2019 mental health

Packing an emotional punch: Using theatre to raise awareness of doctors’ mental health

Impact Research

Dr Ruth Riley's SPCR funded qualitative study to explore the barriers and facilitators to help-seeking by General Practitioners with mental health problems was added to the NIHR website as a case study earlier this month.

Children2019s experiences of domestic violence and abuse revealed in voices study

Children’s experiences of domestic violence and abuse revealed in VOICES study

Children and young people’s experiences of domestic violence and abuse are diverse and complex and need a tailored response from professionals, according to a study by researchers at the University of Bristol’s Centre for Academic Primary Care.

Nihr school for public health research fellowships

NIHR School for Public Health Research Fellowships

The NIHR School for Public Health have opened the call for applications for fellowships in public health research at pre- and post-doctoral level.

Reducing health risks for mothers who develop diabetes during pregnancy

Reducing health risks for mothers who develop diabetes during pregnancy

A new study, conducted by Becky Dennison and researchers at the University of Cambridge, explores women’s experiences of post-partum screening.

Improving the design delivery and dissemination of health services research

Improving the design, delivery and dissemination of health services research

The NIHR Clinical Research Network and Health Services Research have put together ideas to better the design, delivery and dissemination of high quality health services research.

Commonly prescribed drugs could increase the risk of dementia

Commonly-prescribed drugs could increase the risk of dementia

New research funded by the School suggests that regular use of certain types of commonly-prescribed drugs used to treat bladder conditions, Parkinson’s disease and depression, could significantly increase the risk of dementia in later life.

Is it really better to die at home

Is it really better to die at home?

Research by SPCR trainee Dr Sarah Hoare, highlights challenges for family members and healthcare professionals looking after patients at home.

Professor paul little awarded rcgp discovery prize

Professor Paul Little awarded RCGP Discovery Prize

SPCR Board member from the University of Southampton, Professor Paul Little, has been awarded the RCGP's Discovery Award in recognition of outstanding research in general practice.

George shaw wins george lewith prize

Dr George Shaw wins George Lewith Prize

Congratulations to the University of Oxford's George Shaw who submitted the winning application for the George Lewith Prize.

New nhs online support for type 2 diabetes

New NHS online support for Type 2 diabetes

A programme of research into web-based self-management for people with type 2 diabetes has informed an online NHS service offered to people with the disease. The research was led by SPCR Academic Lead at UCL's eHealth Unit, Professor Elizabeth Murray, with funding from the NIHR Programme Grant for Applied Health.

Presidential research fellowship from brightest minds

Presidential Research Fellowship from Brightest Minds

The University of Manchester’s Alex Hodkinson received a Presidential Research Fellowship in the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health recently, part of the University’s Brightest Minds initiative.

Alzheimers society recognises contributions made to dementia research

Alzheimer's Society recognises contributions made to dementia research

Congratulations to Dr Nathan Davies who received a Dementia Research Leaders Award for his outstanding contribution to dementia research from the Alzheimer’s Society this month. The award is in recognition of his contribution to research since starting his PhD in 2011 and post-doctoral work since 2014, as well as the impact it has had on those affected by, and living with, dementia.

Dame louise robinson named among nation2019s lifesavers

Dame Louise Robinson named among the nation’s lifesavers

SPCR Academic Lead and Director of Newcastle University's Institute for Ageing, Dame Louise Robinson, has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to improving dementia care.

Safa spironolactone for adult female acne

SAFA (Spironolactone for Adult Female Acne)

University of Southampton's Dr Miriam Santer will conduct a new study to test whether Spironolactone, which is usually given to people for high blood pressure, is effective in treating acne.

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