New research shows asthma drug’s effectiveness over usual care alone
A new study co-authored by Dr Rupert Jones and published in 'The Lancet' shows how an asthma drug was more effective at improving a patient’s asthma control compared with their usual care.
National report on airport accessibility
A report analysing UK airports’ accessibility for people with disabilities and mobility restrictions has been published by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) – and is endorsed by a key player in dementia care from the University of Plymouth.
Identifying cancer links more quickly – genetic education programme makes award shortlist
Gen-Equip, a University of Plymouth-led project helping primary care professionals spot signs of genetic conditions such as cancer and heart disease, has been nominated for the European Health Award.
The need to understand what works in social prescribing
Plymouth University news: In a piece published in BMJ Opinion, Dr Kerryn Husk argues for the need to understand what works, for whom and in what circumstances when it comes to social prescribing
Guidance for metrics to improve patient care
Plymouth University news: A team from Plymouth have led the work to produce the first guidelines for commissioners to develop and individualise patient care, especially for those with long term and multiple conditions, and at end of life
Additional funding for prisoner mental health collaboration
Plymouth University news: A project which aims to create a cross-agency, joined up approach to addressing the needs of prisoners with mental health needs on and after release, has received additional funding