Dr Gemma Hughes, Health Services Researcher in the IRIHS Team, writes on current research led by Dr Sara Shaw and funded by the Health Foundation.
Undergraduate clinical students Krupa Ravi and Yethrib Mohammed have pioneered a project to produce filmed material to improve teaching about social determinants of health. Here, they explain the importance of promoting patient perspectives.
23 March 2021
Christina Kowalchuk is an American-born, Oxford-based actor, singer-songwriter and educator. Here she discusses her role as a simulated patient for the Communication Skills course and how she has developed new role-play material to help students talk about gender.
After a hugely successful year as ST3 Medical Education Fellows with the Primary Care and Graduate Entry teams, Dr Hayley Parkes and Dr Jack Amiry both had posters accepted at this year’s RCGP conference. Here, they reflect on their Fellowship year and their participation in the conference.
Now the project has wrapped up, Teresa Finlay gives a brief overview of the outputs and the department member's roles in the Patients Active in Research and Dialogues for an Improved generation of Medicines (PARADIGM) project.
Dr Gemma Hughes and Dr Lucy Moore write about current research on video consulting, led by Dr Sara Shaw, with funding from the Health Foundation.
Members of the Oxford Social Prescribing Research Group were invited to share their work and insights with the Boundless Creativity campaign, a joint research project between the UKRI Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.
COVID-19 pandemic: Can the cultural and heritage sectors support older people’s well-being through social prescribing?
29 January 2021
Stephanie Tierney (Senior Researcher and Departmental Lecturer) and Kamal R Mahtani (Associate Professor and GP), Centre for Evidence Based Medicine, University of Oxford
Trish Greenhalgh, Professor of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford. Republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license.
Lots of people are greeting the new year with plans to quit smoking. The good news is, there is more evidence than ever on the best ways to boost your chances of success. Below we cover the different methods that science suggests are worth a shot.
10 December 2020
Given the vast array of challenges posed by the pandemic, student welfare is more important than ever. For this term’s “Spotlight” interviews, the Undergraduate Teaching Team speak to both Dr Lois Brand and Dr Laurence Leaver, responsible for advising on the welfare of clinical and pre-clinical students, respectively.
This term, we hear from second-year student Bethan Storey (Queen’s College). Bethan discusses the impact of Covid on university life for pre-clinical students.
Dr Julian Hancock discusses the prize and this year’s worthy winner, Jessica Forsyth
Professor Simon de Lusignan, Professor of Primary Care and Digital Informatics, describes how a decades old primary care surveillance system is evolving into a sophisticated digital hub capable of supporting COVID-19 trials and related research.
Video consulting is now far from a niche service, here Dr Sara Shaw and Dr Gemma Hughes discuss the work of researchers in the IRIHS Group to understand how the technology has been deployed across UK health and care settings.