New study will review support offered to sex assault victims 9 August 2018 Researchers will speak to around 1,000 sexual assault victims to understand how the support they receive affects their long-term health and wellbeing.
- New study will review support offered to sex assault victims 9 August 2018 Researchers will speak to around 1,000 sexual assault victims to understand how the support they receive affects their long-term health and wellbeing.
- Polycystic ovary syndrome linked to autism 1 August 2018 Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are more likely than other women to have an autistic child, according to an analysis of NHS data carried out by a team at Cambridge University’s Autism Research Centre, although the risk remains very low. The research, co-authored by the Centre for Academic Primary Care's Dr Rupert Payne, is published today in the journal Translational Psychiatry.
- Professor Gene Feder selected to co-lead vulnerable children and families theme in new NIHR Children and Family Policy Unit 18 July 2018 Unit part of £65 million new NIHR investment in research to inform government decision-making
- Gosport may have a negative impact on end-of-life care in general practice 17 July 2018 Researchers from the University of Bristol have highlighted the potentially negative impact the deaths at Gosport War Memorial Hospital may have on end-of-life care delivered at home.
- When are children and parents who have experienced domestic abuse ready to engage with child-centred support programmes? 11 July 2018 Growing up in a household with domestic violence and abuse can affect children for the rest of their lives. Support programmes specifically aimed at children who have been exposed to abuse exist but determining how and when parents and children are ready to engage with them is challenging. A review, carried out by researchers at the University of Bristol together with NIHR CLAHRC West, NIHR CLAHRC East of England and the University of Central Lancashire, sheds light on some of these factors.
- £1.7 million awarded to tackle domestic violence in low and middle-income countries 9 July 2018 Professor Gene Feder at the University of Bristol’s Centre for Academic Primary Care has been awarded £1.7 million by the National Institute for Health Research to fund a Global Health Group for research into health systems responses to violence against women in Palestine, Brazil, Nepal and Sri Lanka.
- Happy Birthday NHS! 5 July 2018 As part of the #NHS70 celebrations, we're saying thank you to NHS staff and patients who help us do research to improve outcomes, treatment and service delivery in primary care. Together we're definitely better! Click on the image below to find out more.
- Results of the largest ever multimorbidity trial in primary care challenge current thinking 28 June 2018 In the largest ever trial of an intervention to treat people with multiple long-term conditions (multimorbidity) in primary care, researchers at the Universities of Bristol, Manchester, Dundee and Glasgow found that the patient-centred approach taken improved patients’ experience of their care but did not improve their health-related quality of life. This is a challenge to current thinking on which UK and international guidelines are based.
- Dr Emma Le Roux appointed RCGP Clinical Champion for Dermatology 28 June 2018 Dr Emma Le Roux, Senior Clinical Research Fellow at the University of Bristol’s Centre for Academic Primary Care, has been appointed Clinical Champion for Dermatology for the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP).
- Increasing the duration of repeat prescriptions may save NHS money and improve care: policy briefing 27 June 2018 PolicyBristol have published a briefing highlighting the policy implications of research into the clinical and cost-effectiveness of short versus long duration prescriptions for patients with chronic health conditions in England.