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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

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.

Overhaul of training needed to support general practice staff to provide remote health care, new study shows

A new University of Oxford-led study in UK general practice shows that staff need more and different training to equip them for delivering remote healthcare.

NHS to expand use of University of Oxford’s OpenSAFELY secure COVID-19 research platform to help find new treatments for major killer conditions

The NHS is to expand the use of the OpenSAFELY research platform, behind the roll-out of new Covid-19 treatments, to help drive life-saving advances for other major diseases.

Blog posts

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.

Digital Health for older adults through the lens of chess

Dr Prenika Anand, Leslie Kirkley Visiting Scholar in the Department of Population Ageing at the University of Oxford and soon to graduate from our MSc in Applied Digital Health, shares with us her 'journey of affirmative realisations and intense unlearning' and its impact on her approach to Digital Health

Why Oxford's new Sustainable Health Care short course is vital to mainstreaming sustainability in health care delivery.

Amy Booth, DPhil student and lecturer on the MSc in Translational Health Sciences takes us on her journey towards a future of environmentally sustainable health care

Beyond the Binary: An Intersectional Approach to Digital Health Disparities for Marginalised Women

Digital health disparities disproportionately affect marginalised women, making it challenging for them to access healthcare services. These women may face multiple hurdles such as lack of accessibility to digital technologies, gaps in language and translation support, low health and digital literacy, dismissive attitudes of healthcare providers, and the adverse impact other aspects of social policy have on their health and ability to access care.