An innovative new partnership hub for health research is to be set up in Bedfordshire and Luton to help improve patient care in primary and community healthcare services. East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT) and the Department of Public Health and Primary Care at the University of Cambridge have forged a strategic partnership to help tackle major areas […]
The first experimental evidence that people smoke more when smoking from larger pack sizes has been published in Addiction today. The research was designed to test whether lowering cigarette pack sizes from 25 to 20 reduced the number of cigarettes smoked. Smoking remains one of the largest risk factors for disease globally and is a major contributor […]
The results from the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF) have highlighted the global impact of Cambridge’s research in Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care unit of assessment. The vast majority – 97% – of Cambridge’s submitted work has been rated as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ (see https://results2021.ref.ac.uk/). These assessments were based on the work […]
Congratulations to Dr Anne Swift and Dr Elizabeth Fistein on being awarded the 2021 Pilkington Prize! The Pilkington Prize awards were endowed and inaugurated in 1994 by Sir Alastair Pilkington to acknowledge excellence in teaching. The prizes are awarded to individuals who make a substantial contribution to the teaching programme of a Department, Faculty or […]
The Professional Responsibilities Course for students at the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine encompasses Patient Safety, Clinical Leadership & Teamworking, Teaching Skills, Reflective Practice, and Ethics & Law. The course is led by the Medical Professionalism Education Group, which sits in the University Department of Public Health and Primary Care.