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.
10 April 2017
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.
14 March 2017
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.
13 February 2017
The University of Southampton's Professor Tony Kendrick spoke to BBC Five about his six year study on the long term use of antidepressants.
9 February 2017
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.
6 February 2017
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.
3 February 2017
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.
3 February 2017
School funded research to develop and test a tailored interactive voice response (IVR) has had some positive results.
18 January 2017
Research recently published in the BMJ suggests that the 'screen and treat' method to treat diabetes is ineffective.
17 January 2017
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.
8 December 2016
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.
27 September 2016
The annual trainees’ event was well supported this year with over 70 delegates attending a range of talks and poster presentations at the two day meeting on 19 and 20 September.
21 September 2016
A new online resource has been launched to help patients with several long term conditions to not only self-manage their treatment approaches across multiple conditions but to help influence the tailored nature of treatment required by NICE in the new guidelines.
29 June 2016
Researchers at the University of Oxford recently held a stakeholder workshop to inform future research priorities for the Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group as part of the group's 20th anniversary. The stakeholder engagement forms part of a wider School funded study to gather evidence to inform smokers and healthcare providers of ways to prevent or stop smoking.