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The latest updates on our primary care research and teaching.

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

Public engagement 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

Public engagement 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 Public engagement 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.

Clinical workload for general practice in England rises 16% in seven years

Clinical workload for general practice in England rises 16% in seven years

Big data Research methods & EBM

Is general practice in England nearing 'saturation point?' Oxford University-led research published in the Lancet suggests it might be.

Adherence to cancer referral guidelines by GPs varies internationally

Adherence to cancer referral guidelines by GPs varies internationally

Research methods & EBM Global perspective

GPs across England, Northern Ireland and Wales are less likely to follow recommendations for definitive action for cancer referral and diagnosis than their non-UK counterparts.

Medicine safety ‘needs international coordination’

Medicine safety ‘needs international coordination’

Research methods & EBM Global perspective

How quickly should a drug be withdrawn from the market if it causes harm? It sounds like a simple question, but the answer depends on where you live, Oxford University researchers have found.

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