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We lead multidisciplinary applied research and training to rethink the way health care is delivered in general practice and across the community.
Introducing Proxemis: the University of Oxford and EMIS have announced a new joint venture, Proxemis, an end-to-end clinical trial solution
Clinical trials Digital health & innovation
4 May 2023
Combining the world-renowned expertise of the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Science's Clinical Trials Unit with the software and data management capabilities of EMIS, Proxemis is reimagining research to support healthier lives with a uniquely tailored experience for clinical trial delivery.
New Oxford and Nottingham developed tool uses existing health records to predict people’s risk of developing lung cancer within the next 10 years.
Big data Cancer Digital health & innovation QResearch
6 April 2023
A team of researchers from the University of Oxford and the University of Nottingham have developed a new tool, called ‘CanPredict’, able to identify the people most at risk of developing lung cancer over the next 10 years, and put them forward for screening tests earlier, saving time, money and, most importantly, lives.
Research from the University of Oxford key in new all-party government report evaluating government commitments on the digitisation of the NHS.
Digital health & innovation Policy & health systems
20 February 2023
The report, authored by a panel of independent experts, gave the government's progress an "inadequate" rating, raising questions about the Government's capacity to guarantee that the health and social care systems have the digital underpinnings they require to meet the challenges they face.
Oxford researchers launch GP Evidence – a website designed by GPs, for GPs, to bridge the knowledge gap between scientific evidence and recommended treatments
Digital health & innovation Health Services Research
2 February 2023
GP Evidence is designed to support GPs' decision-making in clinical practice for long term health conditions.
Study reveals association between diagnosis of a neuropsychiatric condition and severe outcome from COVID-19 infection, and other severe acute respiratory infections
COVID-19 Digital health & innovation Policy & health systems
14 November 2022
New research from the University of Oxford has shown an increased risk of severe illness and death from both COVID-19 and other severe respiratory infections, such as influenza and pneumonia, among people with a pre-existing mental health condition.
New tool could help GPs predict and prevent serious falls
Digital health & innovation
8 November 2022
Researchers, led by the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, have developed a new tool for doctors to identify patients at high risk of serious falls. The tool could have a big impact on the way older patients are managed in primary care, improving targeting of drug treatment and fall prevention strategies for high-risk individuals.
MSc in Applied Digital Health welcomes first cohort of students
Digital health & innovation Students
6 October 2022
Oxford-led research makes BJGP's top ten most read and published research articles of 2021
Awards & appointments Digital health & innovation Health Services Research Patient experience QResearch
15 February 2022
Four articles, led or co-authored by Oxford researchers in the department, make the BMJ's top 10 list for the most read and published articles of 2021.
COVID-19 infection has greater risk of causing very rare neurological events than vaccines
COVID-19 Digital health & innovation QResearch
25 October 2021
Researchers from across the UK, led by the University of Oxford, have today reported on the risks of developing neurological complications following a positive COVID-19 PCR test, or a first dose of either the Oxford-AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccinations.
Department cancer-risk research featured in special edition of PLOS Medicine focussed on advances in early cancer detection
Big data Cancer Digital health & innovation
2 September 2021
The research, led by researchers at the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, is highlighted in a special collection of studies that focus on early cancer detection, hailed by the Editors as “cutting edge, and potentially scalable, innovations that have the potential to inform research, policy, and clinical cancer management.”
New NIHR Senior Investigators appointed
Awards & appointments Digital health & innovation Patient experience
3 March 2021
Professors Catherine Pope and John Powell join the NIHR college of senior research leaders.
Remote, online support for blood pressure management at home is effective and low-cost
Cardiovascular & metabolic Digital health & innovation
20 January 2021
At-home blood pressure monitoring using a web-based system offering personalised support and linked to a remote healthcare professional can result in better hypertension management than face-to-face consultations, finds a study led by University of Oxford, Bristol and Southampton researchers.
Prioritising patients with unexpected weight loss for cancer investigation
Big data Digital health & innovation Policy & health systems
13 August 2020
New research will help GPs to identify the signs, symptoms, and blood test results they should look for to swiftly diagnose cancer in people with unexpected weight loss. The findings have implications for existing health policy and guidelines.
Oxford leads development of risk prediction model for smarter COVID-19 shielding advice
Big data COVID-19 Digital health & innovation Infection & acute care QResearch
22 June 2020
Improving labour productivity in primary care
Big data Digital health & innovation Health Services Research
20 December 2019
The Oxford RCGP Research and Surveillance Centre are to collaborate on Health Foundation-funded project.
Messy Realities project scoops public engagement award and launches podcast series
Awards & appointments Digital health & innovation Health Services Research Public engagement & involvement
28 November 2019
Only one in five doctors aware of patient feedback about their care online, survey reveals
Digital health & innovation Patient experience
3 June 2019
Department welcomes incoming professors
Awards & appointments Big data Digital health & innovation Patient experience Policy & health systems Research methods & EBM
1 April 2019
Analysis of blood test requests shows potential for point-of-care testing in the community
Big data Digital health & innovation Health Services Research Research methods & EBM
21 September 2018
Reducing the need for 24-hour blood pressure monitors in general practice
Cardiovascular & metabolic Clinical trials Digital health & innovation
4 July 2018
A simple computer algorithm is shown to correctly classify patients with hypertension in 97% of cases.