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Spotlight

VC's public engagement award presented to Professor Trish Greenhalgh and IRIHS team

A project developed by the IRIHS group to develop assisted-living technologies for older people with complex needs is one of five recognised from the Medical Sciences Division.

Other news

Comprehensive review confirms mask effectiveness against respiratory infections, urges better design and policy support

New comprehensive review provides strong evidence that masks and respirators effectively reduce the transmission of respiratory infections like COVID-19, based on analysis of over 400 studies from multiple disciplines.

World hypertension day: How we’re tackling high blood pressure from pregnancy to later life

For World Hypertension Day 2024, discover three of our innovative studies – SNAP2, SHIP, and OPTIMISE 2 – aiming to improve blood pressure management across the life cycle through technology and patient involvement.

Bennett Institute for Applied Data Science part of project to help evaluate the new NHS Pharmacy First service

A team of scientists and experts have been awarded funding to evaluate the new National Health Service Pharmacy First service.

Undergraduate Pathways event – a unique opportunity to explore career opportunities in primary healthcare

The Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences hosts its second career pathways event for undergraduate and graduate medical students.

Blog posts

Helping researchers think about policy engagement: introducing the UK Health and Care Evidence Ecosystem Interactive Map

Discover the UK Health and Care Evidence Ecosystem Interactive Map: A new tool helping primary care researchers engage with policymakers and increase research impact. Learn how to navigate the health policy landscape effectively.

Global reflections – how Nigeria is building health security resilience from ideas to impact

In the wake of COVID-19 exposing vulnerabilities in pandemic preparedness globally, Nigeria is taking proactive measures to fortify its health security resilience through the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). This piece, written by a current student provides an in-depth look at the innovative strategies and tailored approaches NCDC is implementing to address vulnerabilities.

Student perspectives on leveraging digital health for better patient care and a greener healthcare system

Digital health technologies are transforming the healthcare landscape, offering opportunities to enhance patient outcomes whilst promoting environmental sustainability. This article examines how innovative digital health initiatives can be leveraged to improve care delivery and access, prevent medical errors, empower patients for self-care, enable data-driven personalised treatments, and optimise clinical interactions - all while reducing the carbon footprint of the healthcare system.

A Masters in Applied Digital Health to pursuing a Doctorate in Primary Care - evolving perspectives from Ashley Murray

Ashley Murray shares perspectives from her educational path spanning a master's degree in Applied Digital Health to beginning doctoral studies focused on Primary Care.

Bridging gaps: mental health, economics and policy

In this blog post, Ed Penington explores the discussions around economic and policy challenges in mental health revealed at a recent half-day workshop, organised by the department's Associate Professor Apostolos Tsiachristas titled: Let’s talk about mental health: economic and policy perspectives.