5 December 2023
In this blog post, Ed Penington explores the discussions around economic and policy challenges in mental health revealed at a recent half-day workshop, organised by the department's Associate Professor Apostolos Tsiachristas titled: Let’s talk about mental health: economic and policy perspectives.
Why Oxford's new Sustainable Health Care short course is vital to mainstreaming sustainability in health care delivery.
Amy Booth, DPhil student and lecturer on the MSc in Translational Health Sciences takes us on her journey towards a future of environmentally sustainable health care
8 March 2023
Digital health disparities disproportionately affect marginalised women, making it challenging for them to access healthcare services. These women may face multiple hurdles such as lack of accessibility to digital technologies, gaps in language and translation support, low health and digital literacy, dismissive attitudes of healthcare providers, and the adverse impact other aspects of social policy have on their health and ability to access care.
6 February 2023
In this blog, Dr Junior Mudji from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), shares his experience of studying on the Masters programme in Global Healthcare Leadership.
In this blog post, Dr Corneliu Bolbocean, Senior Researcher in Health Economics, highlights findings from two recent papers examining adulthood quality of life outcomes for those born very pre-term or low birthweight, as well as work showing the better measure of physical or cognitive aspects of health to use.
The recently published national review into the tragic deaths of Star Hobson and Arthur Labinjo-Hughes identified serious failings in multi-agency child protection working and recommended the establishment of Multi-Agency Child Protection Units (MACPU). In this blog, health and social workers, including the NIHR Doctoral Researcher Fellow and GP, Sharon Dixon, and Professor Catherine Pope from the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, highlight their support for the review's call for guidance, and their plans to develop multi-agency working by accounting for different cultures and working practices of individual agencies.
1 March 2022
Lucy Yates, Public Engagement Coordinator for the multi-disciplinary Livestock, Environment and People (LEAP) research programme talks us through the development, delivery, and what was learnt from creating a national touring installation to support the public to engage with the environmental and health impacts of meat eating.
9 November 2021
Chrysanthi Papoutsi and Sara Shaw share an overview of their research on video group consultations during the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK.
When electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) first emerged, they became a popular way for people to quit smoking. But in 2019, a mysterious lung condition emerged that primarily affected young people, particularly those who vaped. This left many questioning the safety of e-cigarettes.
Before the pandemic, billboards in London, England, advertised a doctor-in-your-pocket service. Targeted at busy commuters, it consisted of a smartphone app and a promise of a video link-up to a real doctor within 45 minutes. What’s not to like?
Masks help prevent the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, yet masking policies in the west have featured some spectacular policy wrong turns, says Professor Trish Greenhalgh.
European primary care rapidly adapted during the COVID-19 pandemic by deciding how to transform care delivery, despite limited training and resources, reports the first pan European qualitative study in eight countries.
Gemma Hughes and Sara Paparini from the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences reflect on the work of the IRIHS group.
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.
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.
Trish Greenhalgh, Professor of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford. Republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license.
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.