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Engagement Impact Research

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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.

Gaining career insights at the 2016 SPCR trainees' event

Gaining career insights at the 2016 SPCR trainees' event

Trainees Event Engagement Research

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.

Living with multiple health problems launched on Healthtalk.org

Living with multiple health problems launched on Healthtalk.org

Research Engagement Impact

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.

Long-term sustainability of the NHS

Long-term sustainability of the NHS

Engagement Impact Research

Professor Kath Checkland, from the University of Manchester's Institute of Population Health, met with a select committee in Parliament on 6 September to provide insight on the long-term sustainability of the NHS.

Priority setting for the Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group (TAG)

Priority setting for the Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group (TAG)

Research Engagement

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.

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