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Let’s Talk About Weight

Let’s Talk About Weight

Research Trainees Engagement Impact

SPCR doctoral student Charlotte Albury is a contributing author on the Public Health England's step-by-step guide to conversations about weight management with children and families for health and care professionals.

Knit a Neuron

Knit a Neuron

Engagement Event

This year the School for Primary Care Research hosted a science engagement activity at Oxford University’s Curiosity Carnival.

Working better together

Working better together

Event Engagement

The School held its annual showcase on 19 September at the Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford. Under the banner 'Working better together', the School demonstrated that collaboration was key to delivering meaningful research and strengthening partnerships.

We need your input!

We need your input!

Engagement Impact Research

For the INVOLVE standards consultation

From the West Midlands to Madrid: Flying the research flag at EULAR

From the West Midlands to Madrid: Flying the research flag at EULAR

Research Event Engagement

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.

Another School member scoops Yvonne Carter Award

Another School member scoops Yvonne Carter Award

Research Trainees Engagement

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.

Let's get digital

Let's get digital

Research Trainees Engagement Impact

The NIHR encourages you to “get digital” with the launch of the Let’s Get Digital Competition on 6 April 2017. The competition is designed to recognise those people involved in NIHR research using video, photography, websites, infographics and online communities to promote research.

GP Tutor's conference

GP Tutor's conference

Research Impact Engagement

Ruth Riley (Bristol) and Marta Buszewicz (UCL) presented the results of a School funded study at a workshop for GP tutors who teach UCL Medical School undergraduates on 17 March.

Chichester GP surgery contributing to cancer research

Chichester GP surgery contributing to cancer research

Research Engagement Impact

The SPCR funded CANDID (Cancer Diagnosis Decision Rules) study is seeing positive results around the country. The School's collaborative study investigates which of the symptoms and examination results received by clinicians are the most effective in predicting lung or colon cancer.

Seven percent rise in prescriptions for antidepressants in England

Seven percent rise in prescriptions for antidepressants in England

Publication Engagement Impact Research

The University of Southampton's Professor Tony Kendrick spoke to BBC Five about his six year study on the long term use of antidepressants.

One million participants in primary care research

One million participants in primary care research

Engagement Impact

One million patients have now taken part in research through their local GP practice in England, through the NIHR Clinical Research Network (CRN). The CRN are celebrating this achievement by thanking all the participants across the 56% of local GP practices involved in research.

SPCR doctoral student presents AMR outcomes to DH Chief Scientific Adviser

SPCR doctoral student presents AMR outcomes to DH Chief Scientific Adviser

Trainees Engagement Impact Publication Research

Ashley Bryce communicated her research on anti-microbial resistance in children with urinary tract infections to Professor Chris Whitty, the Department of Health's Chief Scientific Adviser, at the University of Bristol, on 23 January.

Australia to hear about novel ways to support carers of people with dementia

Australia to hear about novel ways to support carers of people with dementia

Engagement Trainees

Dr Nathan Davies, SPCR Fellow at UCL, has been asked to spend a month in Australia, presenting his work on dementia and end-of-life-care.

Interactive voice messaging helps people take their medication

Interactive voice messaging helps people take their medication

Research Engagement

School funded research to develop and test a tailored interactive voice response (IVR) has had some positive results.

National programme to prevent Type 2 Diabetes unlikely to have a major impact

National programme to prevent Type 2 Diabetes unlikely to have a major impact

Engagement Publication Research

Research recently published in the BMJ suggests that the 'screen and treat' method to treat diabetes is ineffective.

Who cares for the clinicians?

Who cares for the clinicians?

Research Engagement Impact Publication

Following the publication of an editorial in the BMJ in June 2016, researcher Dr Joanna Spiers highlights her experiences of the School funded research in a blog. She emphasises that GPs are not invulnerable but human and feel the pressures and strains of their demanding work life.

Best Poster Prize winner for SPCR trainee at NIHR 'Research leaders of the future' event

Best Poster Prize winner for SPCR trainee at NIHR 'Research leaders of the future' event

Research Event Engagement Impact Trainees

The NIHR Trainees Co-ordinating Centre held it's 10th Annual NIHR Trainee Meeting 'Research leaders of the future' on 6-7 December, where SPCR GPCP trainee Dr Shoba Poduval won Best Poster Prize.

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