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Laura Armitage


Clinical Researcher in Digital Health

  • General Practitioner

My research interests are in digital health innovations, including diagnostics and innovations which seek to increase patient autonomy, understanding and engagement with their health and treatment(s).

After completing General Practice Specialty Training in Oxford in 2016, I was awarded an NIHRC CLAHRC GP Fellowship in Cambridge in 2017. During this time I worked in the Health Behaviours Team at Cambridge University's Department of Public Health and Primary Care, investigating the use of mobile device applications to support medication adherence.

I returned to Oxford in 2018 to take up post as Clinical Researcher in Digital Health, working with Professor Andrew Farmer. I am currently working on two collaborative projects with clinical researchers in secondary care and Oxford University's Department of Biomedical Engineering. One is the Mobility in Hip Injury Patients (MoHIP,, a sub-study of the World Hip Trauma Evaluation (WHiTE) and the other a diagnostic accuracy study. 

I also work clinically as a GP in Oxfordshire and am a Teaching Associate for Graduate Entry Medicine at Green Templeton College.