13 November 2023
NDPCHS wins NIHR award for new HealthTech Research Centre (HRC) to explore innovative Health Technology to enhance community and primary care.
Professor Sir Aziz Sheikh OBE appointed as next Nuffield Professor of Primary Care Health Sciences and Head of Department, NDPCHS, University of Oxford
31 July 2023
Professor Sir Aziz Sheikh has been appointed to succeed Professor Richard Hobbs CBE as Nuffield Professor of Primary Care Health Sciences and Head of Department from August 2024.
16 June 2023
Through a strategic partnership with UNSW and the University of Oxford, Prof Michael Kidd, will start in a new joint position in the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences (NDPCHS), focusing upon Global Primary Care and Future Health Systems.
3 April 2023
Young people will help create an ‘online museum’ as a way of improving their mental health, as part of a new and ground-breaking £2.61m research project.
17 March 2023
We are absolutely delighted to receive the Gold Athena Swan Award for the first time. The award reflects the department’s commitment to representation, progression and success for all. It acknowledges the innovative policies and practices developed across the department and the detailed action plans for improvement.
23 February 2023
We are delighted to congratulate three of our MSc in Evidence-Based Health Care students, Ho-ming Lee, Kasper Pihl and Skanda Rajasundaram, on receiving the 2023 EBHC Dissertation Prize for outstanding dissertations.
24 June 2022
The Society for Academic Primary Care (SAPC) and the RCGP Scientific Foundation Board (SFB) award two departmental members for their contribution: Senior Clinical Research Fellow, Dr. Oliver van Hecke, receives SAPC/RCGP award for Outstanding Early Career Researcher 2022, and undergraduate medical student, Hettie Davies, receives the SAPC Medical Student Essay Prize 2022.
Congratulations to FHS student, Harrison France, on receiving 1st place in IUPHAR Student Research Poster Competition 2022
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.
22 April 2022
Bakita Kasadha is a qualitative researcher within the department's MS&HERG (Medical Sociology and Health Experiences Research Group), and has recently been awarded the Young Investigator Award at an International workshop on HIV and Women.
13 April 2022
Congratulations to the amazing team of research nurses working in the Primary Care Clinical Trials Unit who have been shortlisted as finalists in the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Staff Recognition Awards 2021.
Oxford launches new Bennett Institute for Applied Data Science and Ben Goldacre announced as the first Bennett Professor of Evidence-Based Medicine
23 March 2022
The use of data, evidence and digital tools in healthcare and policy takes a major stride forward with the official launch of the Bennett Institute for Applied Data Science and appointment of Ben Goldacre as Bennett Professor of Evidence-Based Medicine
15 February 2022
Four articles, led or co-authored by Oxford researchers in the department, make the BMJ's top 10 list for the most read and published articles of 2021.
26 October 2021
Researchers from the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, have today announced that they have been awarded funding through the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to work with several UK universities and carry out a first-of-its-kind clinical trial, testing novel antiviral COVID-19 treatments for use early on in the illness by people in the community with COVID-19 who are at higher risk of complications.
21 October 2021
On Monday, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) announced the election of 90 regular members and 10 international members during its annual meeting, including our department's very own Trish Greenhalgh. Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.
11 October 2021
A collaboration which used anonymised GP records to identify 1.5m people most at risk from Covid-19 and prioritise them for vaccination has won the prestigious John Perry Prize for computing innovation in primary care.
23 September 2021
We are delighted to announce that Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, James Sheppard and Sarah Tonkin-Crine have been awarded the title of Associate Professor, in recognition of their research achievements, contribution to teaching, and contribution to the general work of the department and the wider Medical Sciences Division.
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.