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The latest updates on our primary care research and teaching.

£1.8 million funding for ambitious programme of systematic reviews

£1.8 million funding for ambitious programme of systematic reviews

Research methods & EBM Cardiovascular & metabolic Digital health & innovation Policy & health systems Big data Infection & acute care

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.

Cancer survivors who quit smoking sooner can live longer

Cancer survivors who quit smoking sooner can live longer

Health behaviours Research methods & EBM

GPs are comparatively less likely to intervene and offer stop-smoking support to cancer patients, than they are to people diagnosed with coronary heart disease.

£1.24 million for new medical diagnostics hub

£1.24 million for new medical diagnostics hub

Awards & appointments Research methods & EBM Infection & acute care Digital health & innovation

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.

New Editor-in-Chief for BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine

New Editor-in-Chief for BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine

Awards & appointments Research methods & EBM

BMJ, a leading healthcare knowledge provider, is pleased to announce Carl Heneghan as the new Editor-in-Chief of BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine.

Experts set out plan to tackle “questionable integrity” of medical evidence

Experts set out plan to tackle “questionable integrity” of medical evidence

PPI/E Research methods & EBM

Manifesto aims to develop more trustworthy evidence to improve healthcare

“Screen and treat” approach to prevent type 2 diabetes unlikely to have major impact

“Screen and treat” approach to prevent type 2 diabetes unlikely to have major impact

Cardiovascular & metabolic Digital health & innovation Research methods & EBM

“Screen and treat” policies to preventing type 2 diabetes are unlikely to have substantial impact on this growing epidemic, concludes an Oxford-led study published by The BMJ today.

EBM researchers featured on BBC Panorama programme

EBM researchers featured on BBC Panorama programme

PPI/E Research methods & EBM

The programme uncovers a lack of supporting evidence for claims about fertility treatment "add-ons", and is backed up by Oxford-led research reported in the BMJ.

Evidence Aid launches partnership with CEBM

Evidence Aid launches partnership with CEBM

Research methods & EBM PPI/E Global perspective

The new joint partnership aims to promote the use of evidence in the humanitarian sector.

Evidence stacks up for INR self-monitoring

Evidence stacks up for INR self-monitoring

Cardiovascular & metabolic Research methods & EBM

Self-monitoring or self-management of anticoagulation therapy can help reduce thromboembolic events.

New partnership with RCGP to deliver physical activity and lifestyle clinical priority

New partnership with RCGP to deliver physical activity and lifestyle clinical priority

Research methods & EBM

Department researchers to co-lead three-year programme centred around providing evidence-based information to GPs.

Dr Kamal Mahtani awarded Yvonne Carter Award

Dr Kamal Mahtani awarded Yvonne Carter Award

Awards & appointments Research methods & EBM

The RCGP's award for outstanding new researcher goes to the CEBM's deputy director.

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