22 September 2017
The Royal College of General Practitioners 2016 Research Paper of the Year Awards took place on Tuesday 19th September 2017. Researchers from the Universities of Bristol and Keele were authors on three papers which went on to win their category.
22 September 2017
Studies conducted by Matthew Ridd, Miriam Santer, Beth Stuart and Ruth Baker all feature in the new NIHR Highlight on Childhood Eczema, published by the NIHR Dissemination Centre this month.
18 September 2017
A collaboration of nine member departments of the NIHR School of Primary Care Research has been awarded £1.8 million to undertake, develop the methods, and build capacity in systematic reviews covering priority areas in primary care.
12 September 2017
Lung cancer survivors who quit smoking within a year of diagnosis will live for longer than those who continue to smoke, according to new research led by the Universities of Oxford and Birmingham.
7 September 2017
A new set of research priorities to support tobacco control will help ensure future research provides the greatest benefit to public health and value for money, according to an international group led by Oxford University researchers and funded by the National Institute for Health Research School for Primary Care Research.
23 August 2017
Christi Deaton, Florence Nightingale Foundation Professor of Clinical Nursing Research at the University of Cambridge, will lead a new programme of research to improve the care of patients with a common form of heart failure called Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF).
Steroids not effective for chest infections in adults who don’t have asthma or other chronic lung disease
22 August 2017
Results from a School for Primary Care Research funded study published in JAMA today indicates that oral steroids should not be used to treat acute lower respiratory tract infection.
9 August 2017
Andrographis Paniculata (A. Paniculata, Chuān Xīn Lián) appears beneficial and safe for relieving acute respiratory tract infections (ARTIs) symptoms and shortening time to symptom resolution, according to a systematic review led by University of Southampton.
2 August 2017
The School is pleased to announce that, after a very competitive round of applications and external review, the following projects successfully received funding for collaborative research in Funding Round 14. The School awarded £4,643,577 in total for the cross-departmental studies.
18 July 2017
Another year down and another fantastic turnout for the SPCR at SAPC. The University of Warwick hosted the 46th SAPC ASM from 12-14 July. By all accounts it resulted in lively talks and debate around key issues affecting the primary care environment under the theme 'Pioneering Change'.
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.
13 June 2017
Researchers at the University of Bristol’s Centre for Academic Primary Care (CAPC) have created a unique archive of 300 video-taped GP-patient consultations that are now available for research and education purposes.
11 May 2017
Using a Dutch success story as a point of reference, Professor Harm van Marwijk looks at the academic general practice setting in the UK, where he is now based. He reflects on key lessons to be learnt in the UK including the importance of relationship building, open conversations and personal continuity.