Blog by Dr Valerie Sills, Programme Manager for the CRUK-funded CanTest Programme. The CanTest programme supports research, capacity building and collaboration in the field of early detection and diagnosis of cancer in primary care. CanTest was announced by Cancer Research UK as the winner of the first ever Catalyst Award in January 2017, so the […]
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The latest Gosport War Memorial Hospital inquiry has increased patient, public, and clinician awareness in the UK about syringe drivers for continuous subcutaneous delivery of opioids and other medications at the end of life. In safe hands, syringe drivers facilitate safe and effective symptom control for those no longer able to swallow or absorb tablets. […]
Professor Mary Dixon-Woods FMedSci, Director of The Healthcare Improvement Studies (THIS) Institute and fellow of Homerton College, has been recognised for her ongoing contributions to the field of healthcare improvement research with an honorary fellowship of the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP). Honorary fellowship is the RCGP’s most important award, given for outstanding work […]
Three separate conference awards were made to members of the Cambridge Palliative and End of Life Care Group at the most important UK conference on palliative care – the APM Annual Supportive & Palliative Care Conference 2019. The awards brought Cambridge research into the spotlight at the event, which draws clinicians together with researchers and […]
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.
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 […]