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.
6 February 2017
Ashley Bryce conveyed 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.
30 January 2017
New research, funded by the SPCR and conducted at the University of Oxford, has shown survival rates for patients with heart failure have not improved since 1998.
27 January 2017
Funded by the NIHR School for Primary Care Research, the study concluded that fewer doctors are training in acute hospital specialty areas since hearing of the decision to implement the Junior Doctors' Contract
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.
3 January 2017
A systematic review published in Pain has found mixed evidence in the 12 papers reviewed of the link between long-term opioids in women with chronic non-cancer pain and reproductive dysfunction in women.
9 December 2016
Current approaches to dealing with burnouts in doctors on an individual case-by-case basis are not effective. According to recent research at the Universities of Manchester and Southampton, the issue should instead be tackled with organisation-wide initiatives.
28 November 2016
UK incidence of the serious skin cancer melanoma is rising rapidly and action in primary care settings has potential to substantially improve early diagnosis and drive better outcomes for patients. Research from the Primary Care Unit in Cambridge is shaping diagnosis procedures in primary care which could deliver measurable reductions in mortality and morbidity amongst patients with melanoma.
9 November 2016
There are high expectations for the 44th North American Primary Care Research Group conference next week where topical primary care research, including the results of School funded studies, will be presented. With plenary, distinguished paper, oral and poster presentations, workshops and many social activities on offer, this year promises to be a great event.