The latest updates on our primary care research and teaching.
19 October 2017
Kome Gbinigie and Clare Goyder are amongst the first students funded by the Wellcome PhD Programme for Primary Care Clinicians. Tonny Muthee joins us on a Rhodes Scholarship, and Georgia Richards is the Naji Foundation's first Scholar.
3 October 2017
The world’s first widespread human testing of a flu vaccine which researchers hope will protect more over 65-year-olds against influenza has begun in the NHS, with the trial managed by the Primary Care Clinical Trials Unit.
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.
4 September 2017
University of Oxford researchers have been awarded £1.24 million to lead a medical diagnostics co-operative that will drive forward the development, evaluation and uptake of new medical diagnostic technologies to improve outcomes for patients in the community.
9 March 2017
The ALIC4E study has recruited 1,000 participants so far this flu season.
6 October 2016
Using a simple decision rule and a finger prick to test blood, general practitioners could substantially reduce the number of ill children being referred to hospital, if the test is used on children identified as ‘at-risk’ of a serious infection.
12 July 2016
Researchers develop new symptoms-and-signs-based clinical rule to identify young children for non-invasive urine sampling.
6 July 2016
Clinical researchers from the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences looked at how out-of-hours GP services are being used to support patients dying at home.
18 November 2015
Study to look at interventions to improve the prescribing of antibiotics, focussing on doctors in training.