GP Journal Club: Sunday 28 March 2021, 19:00 (BST)

The impact of patient factors on excess mortality during the first COVID peak

Co-chair: Greg Irving (@gregjirving)

Senior Lecturer in General Practice, Edge Hill University

Greg is an academic General Practitioner with an interest in primary care research and medical education. He has received a number of personal National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) awards including a Doctoral and Academic Clinical Lecturer Fellowships. He completed his medical training in Nottingham before going onto postgraduate studies in Oxford and Liverpool then worked as a Clinical Lecturer in Cambridge. He has also previously studied as a Global Clinical Scholar at Harvard University. Clinically Greg works as an General Practitioner in St.Helens and is also a MERIT doctor for the North West Ambulance Service.

Greg's research interests have focused on developing and evaluating complex interventions for use in primary care. He has experience in systematic reviews, randomised trials, observational studies along with qualitative research approaches. Greg is the Deputy Lead for the NIHR North West Coast Complex Intervention Theme.

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Please read this article before the tweet chat:

Excess mortality in the first COVID pandemic peak: cross-sectional analyses of the impact of age, sex, ethnicity, household size, and long-term conditions in people of known SARS-CoV-2 status in England

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