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Preventing premature death is the aim of coroners’ Prevention of Future Deaths reports. But is this system really helping us to prevent such harms? Oxford medical student, Ali Anis, examined deaths involving cardiovascular disease and anticoagulants for his Final Honours Scheme (FHS) research, to assess the state of play, now published in BJGP Open.
Congratulations to FHS student, Harrison France, on receiving 1st place in IUPHAR Student Research Poster Competition 2022
Awards & appointments COVID-19 Research methods & EBM Students
22 April 2022
Final Honours student, Harrison France, from the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Science and the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, has recently been awarded 1st place in the the IUPHAR (International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology) Student Research Poster Competition 2022 by the British Pharmacological Society, for his research on preventable deaths involving medicines.
Research methods & EBM Students Teaching
5 April 2022
Led by the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, and jointly run by the Department for Continuing Education, this summer school invites EBHC students, supervisors, consumers, and leading evidence-based experts into the surroundings of Kellogg College, University of Oxford. 4-20 July. Spanning three weeks this unique experience offers: EBHC modules; non-accredited short courses; a selection of workshops and EBMLive 2022.
Awards & appointments Research methods & EBM Students
16 September 2021
Congratulations to Michael Tringale, who recently completed the MSc in Evidence-Based Health Care, and Claire Duddy, who recently completed the MSc in EBHC Systematic Reviews, as they are both awarded this year's EBHC Dissertation Prize for outstanding dissertation.
Awards & appointments Students Teaching
28 June 2021
Health behaviours Students
18 March 2021
DPhil Policy & health systems Students
17 December 2020
Congratulations to Dr Caitlin Pilbeam, a medical anthropologist and postdoctoral researcher in the Department, who has been awarded the Mildred Blaxter Fellowship from the Foundation for the Sociology of Health and Illness.
20 November 2020
The Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences’ first scholarship programme launches to support students wishing to pursue either the DPhil in Primary Health Care or DPhil in Translational Health Sciences.
23 October 2020
The new academic year brings a new set of DPhil students into the department. Some are entirely new to us, some have been working in the department in the last few years, and all are very welcome.
Policy & health systems Students
19 August 2020
It’s cheap, readily available, and has virtually no side effects. Doctors can recommend it, finds research.
Infection & acute care Students
14 November 2019
Advance care planning significantly improves quality of life for patients with heart failure, concludes the first systematic evaluation of published evidence on this topic
14 October 2019
5 December 2018
Big data Research methods & EBM Students
29 November 2018
Tests ordered by GPs now cost the NHS at least £2.8bn per year, finds Oxford University-led study.
22 November 2018
The Department’s Primary Care first and second year DPhil students have presented their research to an audience of staff and students.
Health behaviours Students
5 November 2018
Infection & acute care Research methods & EBM Students
14 August 2018
A pioneering study into myeloma, a rare cancer, could lead to GPs using simple blood tests to improve early diagnosis.