Covid-19 grief disorder rates ‘higher than expected’ 19 September 2023 New research finds higher than expected rates of Prolonged Grief Disorder among the pandemic bereaved.
- Covid-19 grief disorder rates ‘higher than expected’ 19 September 2023 New research finds higher than expected rates of Prolonged Grief Disorder among the pandemic bereaved.
- Bristol to host the Society for Academic Primary Care Annual Scientific Meeting (SAPC ASM) in 2024 13 September 2023 The Society for Academic Primary Care’s Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) rotates around member institutions annually. The 2024 Conference will be hosted by the Centre for Academic Primary Care (CAPC) at the University of Bristol and will be held in the Wills Memorial Building on 3-5 July.
- Patients more likely than GPs to raise ideas, concerns and expectations during consultations 6 September 2023 Eliciting patients’ Ideas, Concerns, Expectations and whether their medical problem or associated treatment has an Effect on their daily activities (ICEE) is widely recommended in patient-centred consulting in primary care. A new study, led by researchers at the Centre for Academic Primary, University of Bristol and published in BJGP Open, has found that, while most GP consultations included at least one ICEE component (90.2%), most of these were raised by patients rather than GPs.
- First-of-its-kind ‘Carry Naloxone’ app launches to help save lives 31 August 2023 A new app to access naloxone, the life-saving medicine to prevent an opioid overdose, is launched in Somerset today on International Overdose Awareness Day [31 August]. The app, which is supported by University of Bristol research, is the first-of-its kind in England.
- GPs at the Deep End Bristol network launch 24 July 2023 GPs and academics at the University of Bristol have launched a new network to support GPs who work in the most deprived areas of Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG). The launch took place at an event at Engineers House in Bristol on 14 July.
- Patients need better information on usefulness of blood tests finds new audit of UK primary care tests 21 July 2023 An audit of blood tests in UK GP practices has found that 6.2% of test results led to a new diagnosis or confirmation of a diagnosis, and abnormal or borderline results were common with only around a quarter (26.6%) of patients having results in the normal range.
- Bristol professor wins prestigious RCGP award 20 July 2023 A University of Bristol Professor of Primary Health Care and an NIHR Senior Investigator has been awarded the George Abercrombie Award for his outstanding contributions to the literature of general practice.
- Video captures the magic and meaning of Good Grief Weston – A Festival of Love and Loss 20 July 2023 From 1 to 8 May 2023, Good Grief Weston filled the seaside town of Weston-super-Mare with over thirty workshops, performances and grassroot community activities which aimed to open up conversations around death and bereavement.
- Tailoring co-production approaches for people who have experienced trauma: lessons learned from Bridging Gaps 19 July 2023 Designing services with people who have experienced trauma can help make them more welcoming, accessible and supportive for those who might otherwise struggle to access healthcare, according to new research published in Health Expectations.
- Major new research study to improve antibiotic prescribing for urinary tract infections in primary care 18 July 2023 New research led by the University of Bristol aims to help GPs choose the best antibiotic for treating urinary tract infections (UTIs) and reducing antimicrobial resistance (AMR), thanks to a £3 million award by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR).