Gemma Hughes and Sara Paparini from the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences reflect on the work of the IRIHS group.
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
22 October 2020
Stuart Redding and Catia Nicodemo, from the Centre for Health Service Economics and Organisation, describe a simple metric that predicts which English CCG regions are most vulnerable.
Ranin Soliman, DPhil Student in EBHC, describes her experiences of the qualitative research methods module.
30 April 2020
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.
Lynne Maddocks, NDPCHS and NIHR CLAHRC PPI Co-ordinator, interviews one of the lead authors and lay co-authors of the recently published scientifc paper. The paper argues for a re-think in how doctors talk to their patients about kidney health, suggesting it should be about ‘kidney age’ not ‘kidney disease.’
Stephanie Tierney is a Researcher in Evidence Synthesis at the Centre for Evidence Based Medicine, University of Oxford, and is part of the SPCR Evidence Synthesis Working Group.
NIHR CLAHRC Oxford Communications Officer Gavin Hubbard interviews DPhil student Georgia Richards about her recent move from Australia and what prompted a change of heart towards a research career rather than studying medicine.
Professor Carl Heneghan, Director of the Centre for Evidence Based Medicine and Official Fellow of Kellogg College, discusses the role of code breaking in healthcare, linking its use to the famous Enigma Machine and explaining why the department is linking up with Kellogg College's upcoming 'Bletchley Park Week.'
Professor Carl Heneghan describes a school's outreach programme designed to bring EBM to young people.
Dr Helen Curtis writes about her experience at Oxford's Curiosity Carnival.
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Lucy Abel looks at the hidden costs of cancer diagnosis from a health economics perspective.
DPhil student Jack O’Sullivan shares his reflections on providing first aid care to the 6000 refugees of Calais, France with other Oxford students, medical volunteers and in collaboration with charity Care4Calais.