We are looking to appoint a Research Assistant/ Associate to conduct a realist review of the management of complicated grief in primary care and the community. Closing date 16th May.
Archives for April 2019
Offering universal late pregnancy ultrasounds at 36 weeks’ gestation eliminates undiagnosed breech presentation of babies, lowers the rate of emergency caesarean sections, and improves the health of mothers and babies. These are some of the conclusions of the Pregnancy Outcome Prediction (POP) study published today by David Wastlund at the Cambridge Centre for Health Services […]
Dr Juliet Usher-Smith will become University Lecturer in General Practice next year at the Primary Care Unit. She will establish and lead her own programme of research in primary care and collaborate with researchers across the Clinical School and the wider University. Within the teaching part of the role, she will lead the MPhil in […]
The largest study yet of people with mild hypertension shows that medical treatment may not be worthwhile in those at low risk of heart attack and stroke. Download this Research Alert as a pdf, for printing. Key messages This study provided no evidence to suggest that new US hypertension guidelines will reduce CVD events in […]
Professor Stephen Morris is appointed as the new RAND Professor of Health Services Research at the University of Cambridge. He will be based in the Primary Care Unit in the Department of Public Health and Primary Care, and will co-direct the Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research, with RAND Europe Chief Economist Jon Sussex. Professor […]
The ‘iQuit in Practice’ randomised controlled trial on smoking cessation has completed recruitment! We have recruited a total of 1675 patients from 74 GP practices, over 3 years. The iQuit trial is a pragmatic trial to assess the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a tailored smoking cessation intervention (advice leaflet and 3-months of automated text messages) […]