The latest updates on our primary care research and teaching.
9 October 2017
The ORNATE INDIA project has been awarded £6 million from RCUK's Global Challenges Research Fund, and includes researchers from Oxford University, Moorfields Eye Hospital and Imperial College London.
3 October 2017
The world’s first widespread human testing of a flu vaccine which researchers hope will protect more over 65-year-olds against influenza has begun in the NHS, with the trial managed by the Primary Care Clinical Trials Unit.
21 September 2017
A new screening test in primary care is being hailed as the most efficient way to indicate risk of colorectal cancer.
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
GPs are comparatively less likely to intervene and offer stop-smoking support to cancer patients, than they are to people diagnosed with coronary heart disease.
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.
4 September 2017
University of Oxford researchers have been awarded £1.24 million to lead a medical diagnostics co-operative that will drive forward the development, evaluation and uptake of new medical diagnostic technologies to improve outcomes for patients in the community.