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RCGP Research Paper of the Year awarded to study led by Professor Chris Butler

The importance of patient and public contributors is recognised as key to the success of the study.

Britain’s most influential Hindu temple spreads awareness of the PRINCIPLE trial among Indian community

Europe’s BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha, the largest Hindu temple outside of India, is supporting their community during the coronavirus pandemic by spreading awareness of the PRINCIPLE trial of Covid-19 treatments.

New risk model estimates likelihood of hospitalisation or death from COVID-19

A new risk model, developed by UK researchers to predict a person’s risk of being admitted to hospital and dying from Covid-19 has been published by The BMJ

Blogs

Can a daily probiotic keep antibiotics at bay?

Professor Chris Butler, Director of the Primary Care Clinical Trials Unit, writes about the recent PRINCESS trial, which investigated whether probiotics can reduce infections in care home residents.

Setting the research agenda in advanced heart failure

Dr Nick Jones, Wellcome Trust Doctoral Research Fellow, writes about the Research Priorities in Advanced Heart Failure project, which has now published its top 10 priorities for the research community.