General Practice of the Future: New primary care/general practice-centred Innovate UK SBRI call

General Practice of the Future: New primary care/general practice-centred Innovate UK SBRI call

NIHR DEC Oxford Research General

The latest call from Innovate SBRI has three main focus areas: 1. General practice workload and demand management 2, General practice - diagnostics and earlier triage 3. General practice - self-care Please contact Philip Turner at DEC Oxford if you are developing technology which might address any of these areas and would like to discuss a colllaborative application.

Rapid bacterial infection test reduces antibiotic use

Rapid bacterial infection test reduces antibiotic use

General Research

Researchers from the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit in Vietnam have shown that using a rapid (5-minute) test can reduce antibiotic misuse for respiratory infections. Cutting the number of unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions is a key way to prevent the spread of antibiotic-resistant infections.

DECisions board game wins a prize!

DECisions board game wins a prize!

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DECisions, the boardgame which illustrates the evidence gathering and regulatory pathway that diagnostic test must follow in order for the device to be implemented in clinical practice, won first prize in the category 'Most innovative research poster' at this year's OxTalent awards.

DEC Oxford attends Biomedical Research Centre's public open day

DEC Oxford attends Biomedical Research Centre's public open day

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As part of the NIHR infrastructure, DEC Oxford were invited to host a stand at the BRC's public open day, held at the John Radcliffe Hospital on Thursday 21st April.

New Diagnostic Tools Emerge in War Against Superbugs

New Diagnostic Tools Emerge in War Against Superbugs

Research General

Professor Carl Heneghan is quoted in this Wall Street Journal article.