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Musculoskeletal Matters

Musculoskeletal Matters

Keep up to date with the latest newsletters which aim to provide GPs, Primary Care Commissioners, and Patients etc informed about musculoskeletal problems in practice.

 

iPCHS success at RCGP Research Paper of the Year Awards

Posted on 21 September 2017 The Royal College of General Practitioners 2016 Research Paper of the Year Awards took place on Tuesday 19th September 2017. Researchers from the Research Institute for Primary Care and Health Sciences were authors on two papers which went on to win their category.
 

Prestigious fellowship awarded to support further research on the impacts of pre-eclampsia

Posted on 01 September 2017 Honorary Consultant Obstetrician and Keele Lecturer, Dr Pensee Wu, has been selected for a prestigious National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Fellowship, which will allow her to further study the impact of pre-eclampsia.
 

Keele Clinical Trials Unit awarded full UKCRC registration

Posted on 24 August 2017 The Keele Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) is one of 46 units to be successfully registered by the UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC) in recognition of their quality and expertise in clinical research within a primary and secondary care setting.
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Improving the recognition of anxiety and depression in rheumatoid arthritis

Posted on 24 August 2017 A study conducted by Keele University shows that patients with rheumatoid arthritis who are also suffering with anxiety or depression may avoid talking to their GP about their mental health symptoms.