COVID-19 - Impact and response at CAPC 23 March 2020 A statement from Professor John Macleod and Dr Katrina Turner, Joint Heads of the Centre for Academic Primary Care (CAPC) at the University of Bristol.
- COVID-19 - Impact and response at CAPC 23 March 2020 A statement from Professor John Macleod and Dr Katrina Turner, Joint Heads of the Centre for Academic Primary Care (CAPC) at the University of Bristol.
- Domestic violence: researchers pilot a trauma-informed mindfulness intervention for survivors with post-traumatic stress disorder 12 March 2020 Women who have experienced domestic violence and abuse (DVA) often develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which includes reliving traumatic events through nightmares and disturbing memories. Researchers from the Centre for Academic Primary Care at the University of Bristol and Bristol Biomedical Research Centre have adapted a standard mindfulness course for depression to address the special needs of DVA survivors with PTSD and are piloting it in a small-scale study.
- Bristol conference showcases the best of primary health care research in the South West 5 March 2020 The University of Bristol's Centre for Academic Primary Care is hosting the 2020 South West Society for Academic Primary Care (SAPC) conference in Bristol today and tomorrow (5-6 March). The conference is being held in The Bristol Hotel on Bristol's harbourside. It is the annual gathering of primary health care researchers from across the South West region and Wales.
- Intervention to help GPs identify, assess and treat patients with hepatitis C found to be effective 27 February 2020 The first UK clinical trial to increase the identification and treatment of hepatitis C (HCV) patients in primary care has been found to be effective, acceptable to staff and highly cost-effective for the NHS. The University of Bristol-led Hepatitis C Assessment to Treatment Trial (HepCATT), published in the British Medical Journal today [27 February], provides robust evidence of effective action GPs should take to increase HCV testing and treatment.
- Childhood eczema cannot be prevented by daily moisturiser use, study finds 20 February 2020 Using moisturisers on newborn babies does not prevent eczema as previously thought, according to a major new study.
- Researchers looking for men to take part in new domestic violence study 14 February 2020 Researchers 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.
- GPs and pharmacists need to develop trusting relationships, finds study 11 February 2020 GPs and pharmacists work best together when they understand and value one another’s expertise, according to a new study by researchers at the Centre for Academic Primary Care at the University of Bristol.
- New way to measure multiple health conditions may help healthcare services respond to the needs of patients 3 February 2020 The Cambridge Multimorbidity Score is a new method for measuring multiple long-term health conditions amongst primary care patients, intended to help healthcare planners trying to respond to the needs of patients with multiple health conditions, or multimorbidity. It outperforms the most commonly used current measure, called the Charlson index.
- Bristol & South Gloucestershire IRIS Partnership win the Voscur Partnership Award at the 2020 Voscurs 31 January 2020 Last night (Thursday 30 January) IRISi had the honour of attending the Voscurs and accepting the Partnership Award for the Bristol & South Gloucestershire IRIS Partnership.
- CAPC shines in the BJGP’s top 10 research papers for 2019 30 January 2020 Three papers by researchers from the University of Bristol’s Centre for Academic Primary Care (CAPC) were in the top five of the British Journal of General Practice (BJGP) top 10 most read papers in 2019.