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Department General Infections & acute care
World Antibiotic Awareness Week is upon us! This global campaign, taking place between 18-24 November 2022, aims to improve the awareness and understanding of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), as well as promote practices to ensure the responsible use of antibiotics.
Professor Richard McManus, NDPCHS Research Committee Chair, reflects on putting into practice the department's commitment to supporting and promoting equality, diversity and inclusion as part of our Research Strategy
We are sad to share the news that our colleague and friend, Professor Barry McCormick, died on 14 June 2022, from the consequences of Covid-19 at the age of 72.
Big data Department Staff stories
11 February 2022 is International Day of Women and Girls in Science; a day dedicated to helping ensure women and girls are encouraged and able to contribute and benefit from the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Here DataLab policy lead, Jess Morley, discusses the challenges involved in closing the gap in representation and reward for women working in these fields, and what the DataLab are trying to do to help lower some of the associated barriers.
Leveraging Faith Based Organisations in Raising Awareness on Pulse Oximetry: an exploratory mini-study
COVID-19 Department Policy & health systems Public engagement & involvement
Written by Laiba Husain and Yusra Shammoon
Department General Staff stories
We asked some of our researchers nurses what they have learnt over what's been a particularly hard and out of the ordinary 12 months? What made them want to be nurses?
On Tuesday 29 May 2018, the Oxford Blue Plaque Society unveiled two plaques in Oxford commemorating penicillin, one on the Western wall of the South wing of Oxford’s Radcliffe Infirmary, currently occupied by the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, and one on the front (Southern) wall of the William Dunn School. Here Jeff Aronson notices these, two other plaques, and a memorial stone, reflects on the long history of penicillin, and includes personal memories about some of those who were involved in the Oxford work.
Alison Ward, Director of Oxford University's Postgraduate Certificate in International Primary Care Research Leadership, explores the origins of the new Postgraduate Certificate, which is now open to applications.