Clinicians, practices, and patients all have a part to play in dealing with risks of remote consulting, new Oxford-led study reveals
29 November 2023
While most remote GP consultations are safe, the 'Remote by Default' study finds that GP consultations conducted remotely carry more risk for patients with some urgent conditions.
A study by Oxford researchers outlines the valuable role primary care plays in supporting women's health needs
20 September 2023
The researchers from the University of Oxford's Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences and Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) NHS Foundation Trust interviewed primary care practitioners about their experiences of supporting women's healthcare needs.
Study shows detrimental impact of Long Covid on the education and lives of children and young people
20 September 2023
New research from the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, and the universities of Stirling and Aberdeen, funded by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR), highlights the profound effect Long Covid can have on children and young people’s school experience and wider lives.
Clinician-patient communication about emergency aerial medical evacuation in case of infectious disease
1 February 2023
New research from the University of Oxford, published today in the Journal of Travel Medicine, has developed a simple six-step check list clinicians can use to improve communication, decision making and planning about the possibility and practicalities of Aerial Medical Evacuation (AME).
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.
Self-monitoring of blood pressure does not result in the earlier detection of high blood pressure in pregnancy nor does it improve blood pressure control in those with pregnancy hypertension
3 May 2022
Self-monitoring of blood pressure during pregnancy neither results in earlier detection of high blood pressure, nor helps with blood pressure control in those who are pregnant, suggest the results of two new papers based on research from the University of Oxford and King’s College London (funded by the National Institute of Health and Care Research).
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.
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.
19 October 2020
Building on recent research highlighting the unmet social care needs of adults with Tourette’s, academics from Bath and Oxford are teaming up with comedians with the condition to challenge the stereotypes and stigma that exist.
25 August 2020
The study highlights the art of General Practice - GPs can pick up a lot from the way patients behave.
6 July 2018
Regular contact with healthcare professionals, support from peers and engaging in organised exercise could help people with chronic lung conditions to lead more active - and generally better lives, according to new research.
15 June 2018
A new, free information resource is launched to improve support for parents losing a baby before 24 weeks of pregnancy.
3 April 2018
There should be a rethink in how doctors talk to some patients with reduced kidney health, replacing the term ‘chronic kidney disease’ (CKD) with different bands of kidney age, according to an Oxford-led group of researchers writing in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.