CAPC recognises outstanding GP teachers5 September 2017Each year, students on the University of Bristol’s undergraduate medical degree programme are asked to nominate teachers whom they feel have gone above and beyond in their teaching over the course of the academic year.
Edinburgh show highlights stress among GPs15 August 2017PreScribed (a life written for me) opens in Edinburgh this week and explores the alarming statistic that one in five practising GPs suffer from chronic stress and anxiety.
Sexual health professionals should be supported to ask about domestic abuse7 August 2017Sexual health professionals feel that it is appropriate and valuable to ask their patients about domestic violence and abuse, NIHR-funded research at the University of Bristol and Queen Mary University of London has found. But time, workload and finding the right moment during consultations can be barriers to doing so.
Sexual health clinics should ask about abuse20 July 2017Training clinicians to proactively ask patients about domestic violence is feasible for sexual health clinics to implement and could increase referrals to specialist services, according to a study by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and the University of Bristol involving over 4,300 women.
Researchers looking for men to take part in new domestic violence study25 May 2017Researchers at the University of Bristol’s Centre for Academic Primary Care are looking for men who are concerned that they are, or have been, abusive in their relationships with women to take part in a new study that will help improve how we support men in changing their behaviour.
Dr Trevor Thompson wins Kieran Sweeney Prize31 March 2017Dr Trevor Thompson, GP and Head of Teaching at the Centre for Academic Primary Care, University of Bristol, has won the Royal College of General Practitioners' 2016 Kieran Sweeney Prize, a UK prize for medical writing by GPs.
Antibiotics not effective for clinically infected eczema in children14 March 2017Estimates suggest that 40 percent of eczema flares are treated with topical antibiotics but findings from a study involving academics from the University of Bristol’s Centre for Academic Primary Care suggest there is no meaningful benefit from the use of either oral or topical antibiotics for milder clinically infected eczema in children.
‘Continuity of primary care matters and should be protected’2 February 2017Continuity of care – seeing the same GP – has proven benefits and could be a key line of defence against rising hospital admissions argue leading academics in an editorial published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) today.