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29 May 2020
The new teaching package aims to give students greater confidence and experience when consulting with patients who live with psychiatric illness.
Research & Teaching Blog
Gemma Hughes reflects on research into care organising technologies, led by Professor Sara Shaw and recently published in Social Science and Medicine.
The number of people with type 2 diabetes is increasing globally, a condition that disproportionately affects South Asians. Text messages to support people to manage their diabetes show promise. They are cheap, accessible, and can positively impact blood sugar levels. Senior Qualitative Researcher Dr Suman Prinjha writes about her research (published in JMIR mHealth and uHealth) on how a text messaging system could support medication use in British South Asian people with diabetes.
6 April 2020 | 1 comment
In August 2019, Dr Stewart received a prestigious Teaching Excellence Award for her work tutoring medical students across the entire six-year undergraduate programme. The first in a series of GP tutor interviews, Dr Stewart talks about the enjoyment and energy which comes with teaching.
6 April 2020
The last few weeks have given all of us a crash course in conducting telephone and video consultations, no matter what our previous experience. The Communication Skills team were ahead of the curve earlier this year, designing a pilot session for medical students in non-face-to-face consulting. GP Tutor Dr Suzanne Stewart describes the work she has done putting this new module together.
DPhil student Georgia Richards argues why its time for doctors to rethink the prescribing of high-dose opioids for people with chronic pain.