Thirteen categories of support needs have been described for patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), in a comprehensive review of evidence that identifies the full range of support needs for patients with COPD for the first time. The review, by Dr Morag Farquhar (University of East Anglia), Dr Gail Ewing from the Centre for […]
Archives for March 2018
Dr Yasar Khan joined the GP Education Group (GPEG) at the Primary Care Unit in 2017. GPEG teaches hundreds of medical students every year – delivering 21% of the Cambridge clinical curriculum and teaching everything from dermatology to primary care paediatrics. Dr Khan is an Assistant Director with the team. He is a GP and […]
Writing in GP Online, final year University of Cambridge medical student Tom Ronan explains how his medical ambitions have been shaped by his experiences in general practice. On my surgical placement I gazed in awe as the consultant sutured two sections of bowel, his fingers nimble, quick and effortless. But mastery and expertise are not […]
Join us at “Care towards the end of life: research into practice” – event showcasing recent and new research of the CPEOLC group and asking for your input on how to make our work more relevant and informative.
In a study published today in the Journal of Public Health, researchers from the University of Cambridge and RAND Europe find that theory and evidence on health inequalities drawn from history, sociology, philosophy, psychology, biology and neuroscience have been largely ignored in a series of government efforts to limit health inequalities and reduce non-communicable diseases over the […]
The widely adopted practice of issuing 28-day rather than longer duration prescriptions for people with long-term conditions lacks a robust evidence base and should be reconsidered, according to new studies published in Applied Health Economics and Health Policy and the British Journal of General Practice today. The research shows that considerable savings could be made […]