These posts are intended to meet the needs of GPs who are keen to develop academic and research skills at any stage after they qualify as GPs. Since 2006 there have been nationally and locally funded opportunities for GPs in training to undertake academic training alongside their clinical training – the clinical academic training pathway. […]
A new review of research published within the first eight years of the NHS Health Check programme has informed next steps for the programme and priorities for future research. The review, carried out by Dr Juliet Usher-Smith and Professor Jonathan Mant with colleagues at the University of Cambridge Primary Care Unit and RAND Europe, is […]
Worries over wasting their doctor’s time, particularly at a time when NHS resources are stretched, may influence when and whether patients choose to see their GP, according to a study led by Dr Nadia Llanwarne, NIHR In-Practice Fellow in General Practice at the Primary Care Unit. Recognising this worry about timewasting among patients is important […]
NIHR School of Primary Care Research: General Practice Career Progression Fellowships 2017. Applications for these part-time awards are invited from general practitioners with a strong academic record and a commitment to a career in academic primary care.