Cultural environments can improve health and wellbeing through “social prescribing”, according to Oxford University report
11 March 2020
Oxford University’s world-class gardens, libraries and museums could benefit the health and wellbeing of Oxfordshire residents through “social prescribing”, according to a report published today by an interdisciplinary team at Oxford University.
4 March 2020
UK general practitioners tend to overestimate the benefit or harm associated with prescription drugs for long-term conditions, meaning they rely on their broad understanding rather than precise knowledge of treatment effects, finds a survey by Oxford University researchers.
23 May 2018
Prescription costs increase for low-value treatments despite reduction in numbers
16 May 2018
Upcoming trial involving 120,000 patients to investigate screening for stroke prevention
9 October 2017
The ORNATE INDIA project has been awarded £6 million from RCUK's Global Challenges Research Fund, and includes researchers from Oxford University, Moorfields Eye Hospital and Imperial College London.
21 September 2017
A new screening test in primary care is being hailed as the most efficient way to indicate risk of colorectal cancer.
18 September 2017
A collaboration of nine member departments of the NIHR School of Primary Care Research has been awarded £1.8 million to undertake, develop the methods, and build capacity in systematic reviews covering priority areas in primary care.