Dr Anna Spathis, University Lecturer in Palliative and End of Life Care at the Primary Care Unit, was awarded the University of Cambridge Raymond Horton-Smith Prize for the academic year 2018-19. The prize is awarded annually by the School of Clinical Medicine for the best thesis presented for a Doctor of Medicine graduate degree during the academical year. Anna’s […]
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Applications are invited for a 3-year PhD studentship starting in April or October 2020 in the Primary Care Unit of the Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge. The student will be supervised by Dr Stephen Barclay (Palliative and End-of-Life Care Group) http://www.phpc.cam.ac.uk/pcu/research/research-groups/end-of-life-care/ and Dr Robbie Duschinsky (Applied Social Science Group) https://www.phpc.cam.ac.uk/pcu/research/research-groups/applied-social-science-group/
We invite applications for a PhD Studentship in the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) East of England, Palliative and End of Life Care Theme. Closing date is 6th Jan 2020. Apply here!
Applications are invited for a 3-year PhD studentship starting in October 2020, based in the Palliative and End of Life Care (PEoLC) Research Group of the Primary Care Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge. The student will be supervised by Dr Stephen Barclay, University Senior Lecturer in Palliative Care and General Practice, with additional supervisors according to the interests and background of the successful applicant.
Medical students at the University of Cambridge gain much of their clinical experience during their GP placements, where they are taught and supervised in pairs or very small groups by GP tutors – who are part of a community of practice spanning the whole of East Anglia. Our students now number around 1800 in total […]
Mobile health apps are a promising way to help older adults get more active, according to a new analysis from the University of Cambridge, which revealed consistent trends amongst mobile health app users towards increased step counts, physical activity and fitness, as well as decreases in sedentary time. The researchers analysed published studies which tested […]
This research alert is for those working in healthcare. It summarises the case for interventions to engage clinicians in advance care planning with heart failure patients and sets out the latest findings from our research into what interventions work. See the two minute video about this topic on our YouTube channel and download this page […]