Dr Tessa Morgan is researching young people’s experiences of the mental health system at the Primary Care Unit. She completed her PhD in older couples’ experiences of end-of-life care with the Primary Care Unit in 2021. After returning to New Zealand during the COVID-19 period, she rejoined the Unit last year as NIHR Post-Doctoral Research […]
Archives for March 2023
Uncertainty in serious illness: to the state of the science, and beyond
Dr Simon Noah Etkind is a member of the Cambridge Palliative and End of Life Care Research Group (PELiCam) at the University of Cambridge. His research addresses uncertainty in serious illness. In this blog he describes a rapid prioritisation approach at a workshop he organised, to develop and rank uncertainty research priorities. The workshop was […]
Lesbian, gay and bisexual women and men have a higher risk of lung cancer
Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) women and men have a higher risk of lung cancer, according to a new study of data from UK Biobank. The new analysis showed that women who have sex with women, and men who have sex with men are about twice as likely as people in the wider population to […]
Research Alert: Life after stroke – what do people need and what’s the role of primary care?
Developing primary care services for stroke survivors: learning from The Improving Primary Care After Stroke (IPCAS) research programme As stroke survival improves, longer term care becomes increasingly important. But the long term needs of stroke survivors and their carers are not well addressed by current healthcare services. Stroke research and development has mostly focused on […]