Teaching workshop dates5 January 2011Dates for the teaching workshops in the first half of 2011 have now been finalised.
Staying healthy at Christmas23 December 2010‘Tis the season to eat, drink and be merry. However, keeping healthy at Christmas can be a challenge. Knut Schroeder, a GP and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in the Academic Unit of Primary Health Care at the University of Bristol, offers his tips for staying healthy and happy throughout the festivities.
Are patient surveys a reliable way to assess the performance of doctors and practices?15 October 2010To assess the performance of general practices, it is better to ask patients about their actual experiences of care rather than ask for satisfaction ratings, according to new research from the University of Bristol published in the British Medical Journal. The findings call into question the reliability of using surveys to evaluate practice performance.
GP tutors wanted for year five27 September 2010More GP Teachers needed for the new year five, particularly in the Bath, South Bristol and North Somerset Academies.
Primary care core teaching practices27 September 2010We are delighted to announce that five established teaching practices in the Bristol area have taken on "Core Teaching Practice" status this year.
Visiting Professor Award15 June 2010Professor Feder is to host one of the highly prestigious IAS Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professorships
SAPC awards1 June 2010Sandra Hollinghurst and Alison Gregory from PHC win awards at the South West meeting of SAPC.
Innovative SSC gets recognition1 June 2010An innovative SSC entitled the “Global Environment and Human Health”, designed and implemented by Dr Trevor Thompson, was selected as an example of best practice by the Public Health Educators in Medical Schools (PHEMS) group for presentation at the January 2010 meeting of the Academy of Medical Teachers.