News and blogs
28 July 2023
Dr Gavin Jamie, a clinical researcher within the Oxford-RCGP RSC, is eager to share his knowledge and heighten awareness within the primary care sector. Therefore, we would like to introduce to you our first blog in a series that will look at various aspects of primary care including important topics such as circulating viruses. quality data/coding and vaccinations. We will also look at recent publications and news stories.
2 November 2022
Pancreatic cancer could be identified in patients up to three years earlier than current diagnoses, new research suggests. Weight loss and increasing blood glucose levels are early indicators of pancreatic cancer and could lead to a more timely diagnosis, helping to improve survival rates.
Azithromycin and doxycycline are not generally effective against COVID-19 in patients treated at home, shows PRINCIPLE trial
25 January 2021
Update from the Chief Investigators of the Platform Randomised trial of INterventions against COVID-19 In older peoPLE (PRINCIPLE), 25 January 2021
15 September 2020
Researchers have hailed a ‘fantastic’ response from more than 1,700 GP practices who have stepped forward to contribute patient data for vital COVID-19 research from the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences – tripling the amount of data available.
30 March 2020
The Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences at the University of Oxford and the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) have joined forces with clinical system supplier EMIS Health to urgently recruit as many GP practices as possible for COVID-19 research.
20 December 2019
The Oxford RCGP Research and Surveillance Centre are to collaborate on Health Foundation-funded project.