Elizabeth Blackwell Public Lecture 2017: GPs on the Brink: Restoring the joy to general practice 18 October 2017 Thursday 2 November 2017, 7.30pm to 9pm at St George’s Bristol, Great George Street, Bristol, BS1 5RR
- Elizabeth Blackwell Public Lecture 2017: GPs on the Brink: Restoring the joy to general practice 18 October 2017 Thursday 2 November 2017, 7.30pm to 9pm at St George’s Bristol, Great George Street, Bristol, BS1 5RR
- Domestic violence education inadequate across UK medical schools, finds new study 6 October 2017 Teaching on domestic violence and abuse (DVA) should be mandatory in medical education according to a new University of Bristol study that highlights current levels as inadequate.
- RCGP Research Paper of the Year award for CAPC-led study on urinary infections in children 22 September 2017 Research that helps GPs identify urinary tract infections in young children has been awarded a 2017 Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) Research Paper of the Year award.
- New study aims to find the best moisturiser for treating eczema in children 22 September 2017 Researchers at the Universities of Bristol, Nottingham and Southampton have been awarded £1.4 million by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Health Technology Assessment Programme to discover which is the best emollient (moisturiser) for treating childhood eczema.
- High achievements of Bristol medical graduates is good news for general practice 20 September 2017 A report on the progression of doctors in postgraduate training published by the General Medical Council (GMC) provides clear evidence of the outstanding achievement of Bristol Medical School graduates.
- CAPC recognises outstanding GP teachers 5 September 2017 Each 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.
- New evidence suggests that alternatives to acute hospital admissions for older people are safe and can reduce hospital use 31 August 2017 Research published in BMJ Open has found that alternatives to acute hospital admissions for older people appear safe and could reduce both the number and duration of acute hospital stays.
- First aid 'could help ease the pressure on A&E' according to new research 24 August 2017 New research commissioned by British Red Cross shows that around a third of people (34.1%) who attend accident and emergency (A&E) departments are seeking help because they were ‘worried and didn’t know what to do’.
- Steroids not effective for chest infections in adults who don’t have asthma or other chronic lung disease 22 August 2017 Oral steroids should not be used for treating acute lower respiratory tract infection (or ‘chest infections’) in adults who don’t have asthma or other chronic lung disease, as they do not reduce the duration or severity of symptoms, according to a new study published in the journal JAMA today.
- Edinburgh show highlights stress among GPs 15 August 2017 PreScribed (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.