The PCU’s Behaviour and Health Research Unit is pleased to announce the release of its new website, and we invite you to visit the site and follow us on Twitter @BHRUCambridge. The site contains informative summaries of studies conducted on the health behaviours of alcohol consumption, diet, physical inactivity and smoking as well as our […]
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 […]
Early patient, informal carer and health care professional recruits to the interview studies have now completed their 18-months’ participation. We are continuing with longitudinal data collection from the remainder of the cohort and plan to have completed their data collection in the first half of 2015. Data collection from our patient postal survey cohort is […]
Imagine this scenario: Andrew is a smoker and is currently trying to quit. During his previous quit attempts he has really struggled when he spends time in places or with people where he would usually smoke. We catch up with Andrew one week after he started his quit attempt. After getting out of bed in […]
Have you ever woken up with the full intention to do more exercise, to stop an unhealthy habit and start a new one, or not to miss a dose of your prescribed medications, only to find that somehow life got in the way? Changing to healthier behaviours can be challenging, and the majority of people […]
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.