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.
- 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.
- Patients needed for irritable bowel syndrome trial 16 January 2020 Patients in GP surgeries in Bristol are being invited to take part in a large trial of low-dose amitriptyline for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) led by researchers from the universities of Bristol, Leeds and Southampton.
- NIHR Launching Fellowships in Primary Health Care 2020 10 January 2020 Applications are invited for a 12-month launching fellowship from individuals with a strong academic record who wish to develop a career in primary care research.
- Good Grief, Bristol - A new festival exploring grief launches in 2020 6 December 2019 Local organisations invited to take part
- Doctors should avoid co-prescribing benzodiazepines to opioid dependent patients due to increased risk of overdose death 26 November 2019 Doctors should avoid co-prescribing benzodiazepines to opioid dependent patients who are being treated with methadone or buprenorphine, also known as opioid agonist treatment (OAT), due to a three-fold increase in risk of overdose death, according to a study led by researchers at the University of Bristol.
- Dr Rupert Payne awarded a Fellowship from the British Pharmacological Society 22 November 2019 Dr Rupert Payne, Consultant Senior Lecturer in Primary Health Care at the Centre for Academic Primary Care, has been awarded a Fellowship from the British Pharmacological Society. Fellows are members who have “demonstrated distinction and peer recognition in pharmacology.”