Major new research consortium on violence, health and society announced 27 July 2021 Funded with a £7 million UKPRP grant, the five-year data analysis project aims to reduce harms caused by violence.
- Major new research consortium on violence, health and society announced 27 July 2021 Funded with a £7 million UKPRP grant, the five-year data analysis project aims to reduce harms caused by violence.
- £3.6M funding for research into the link between physical and mental health problems 16 July 2021 A research team led by the MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics (MRC CNGG) at Cardiff University and involving researchers from the University of Bristol has received significant funding for an international collaborative project.
- Applications open for NIHR School for Primary Care Research funded summer internships 9 July 2021 We have three exciting 4-week internship opportunities for UK undergraduates from medicine or other disciplines who are interested in primary care research this summer. These are a fantastic opportunity to get hands-on experience conducting primary care research with experts in the field.
- Applications open for an NIHR School for Primary Care Research PhD Fellowship 8 July 2021 We welcome applications for this year's National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) School for Primary Care Research funded PhD Fellowship here at the Centre for Academic Primary Care, University of Bristol.
- Can you help us? New video explains how patients and public can help shape our research 7 July 2021 Primary care is the first port of call when we have a health problem or concern. It includes GPs, pharmacists, dentists and opticians. At the Centre for Academic Primary Care, University of Bristol, we want to make primary care better for everyone through our research. To do this we need members of the public to help us shape our research. We’ve launched a new animated video that explains what primary care is and how you can get involved.
- New guidance published to help GPs interpret Lateral Flow Device test results 2 July 2021 New guidance for GPs and other health professionals on how to interpret and communicate results from Lateral Flow Device (LFDs) tests based on the current understanding of the tests’ performance is published in the BMJ. Researchers from the Universities of Bristol, Cambridge, and Trinity College Dublin have devised a calculator which aims to help doctors, who are increasingly asked by patients what they should do after receiving their results, to better advise patients on what their LFD test result means.
- Friends and family found creative ways to support women experiencing domestic abuse during COVID-19 29 June 2021 In usual times, women experiencing domestic abuse reach out to those around them for support, but the COVID-19 pandemic and the associated social restrictions have made this more difficult to do. New research has found friends, family, neighbours and colleagues (informal supporters) used creative ways to keep in touch with and continue offering support to domestic abuse survivors.
- Major £2.8 million UKRI research programme to explore mental health outcomes for care-experienced young people 28 June 2021 A significant new research programme will investigate factors linked to the mental health and wellbeing of care-experienced young people during two transition periods: moving from primary to secondary school and moving from adolescence into adulthood.
- New research shows UK faces post-pandemic bereavement crisis and lasting legacy of grief 15 June 2021 New research has highlighted the difficulties and distress people experienced when trying to get support after the death of a loved one during the pandemic, with more than half of people (51%) experiencing high or severe vulnerability in their grief and those seeking support facing long waiting lists or being told they are ineligible.
- Study launched to investigate whether paramedics can ease GP workload 1 June 2021 The READY study, launched today, will evaluate how paramedics support GPs and whether they can help reduce GP workloads.