The VBI team is very pleased to announce that the first two participants for the Randomised Controlled Trial were recruited on the 2nd of October 2014. Five practices have now been trained, with a further eleven interested practices to visit. Let’s hope we can keep the momentum to reach our recruitment target – only 1138 […]
We are pleased to announce the confirmed Key Speakers at the symposium will be Dr. Steve Matthewman, University of Auckland, Dr. Alex Faulkner, University of Sussex and Professor Nick Fox, University of Sheffield Please see our Seminar web pages for more information on the speakers, practicalities and registration details.
Professor Simon Griffin was talking on the BBC World radio “Newshour” programme this week about the ‘risk of Type II Diabetes’ for shift workers, a conclusion from a large study recently published in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Listen to him discussing the paper here, http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0232760, starting from around 38m:43s The paper, entitled “Shift work and diabetes mellitus: a meta-analysis of […]
Congratulations to Dr Felix Naughton who has been awarded a Fellowship, funded by the Society for the Study of Addiction. The title of the 3-year fellowship is “Promoting smoking cessation using mobile phone technologies” and focuses on the continued development and evaluation of a smartphone ‘sensing’ cessation app (Q Sense) and a tailored text message support system for pregnant […]
Please note that the deadline for abstracts for the “Theorising Personal Medical Devices: New Perspectives” symposium has been extended from Monday 14th July to Thursday 31st July Online registration for the is now open and can be accessed here: http://onlinesales.admin.cam.ac.uk/browse/extra_info.asp?compid=1&modid=2&deptid=246&catid=744&prodid=1075
CCHSR’s Jenni Burt (amongst others) attended the 43rd annual conference of the Society of Academic Primary Care (SAPC) earlier this month, 9th – 11th July, and has blogged a summary on the CCHSR Website.