Monthly Archives: January 2013

Clinical engagement in primary care-led commissioning: a review of the evidence

This review presents evidence on the role of clinical engagement in primary care-led commissioning and how this has contributed to the delivery of health care services. The main aim was to examine the nature of clinical engagement / involvement in … Continue reading

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More global research into chronic diseases urgently needed

by Neil Pearce, Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics What does combating climate change have to do with exercising more and eating better? Quite a lot in fact. The increasing burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) poses an enormous threat to populations … Continue reading

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Study of the use of contractual mechanisms in commissioning

This interim report presents findings from a research into how commissioners negotiate, specify, monitor and manage contractual mechanisms to improve services and allocate financial risk in their local health economies, looking at both acute services and community health care. Download … Continue reading

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Band-Aid for a Broken Leg – an account of life on the medical frontline launched

Band-Aid for a Broken Leg: Being a Doctor Without Borders and Other Ways to Stay Single is published in the UK in early February. A launch reception is held at the School on Tuesday 29 January at 5.30pm. Written by … Continue reading

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The Miz-Hasab Research Centre dissemination meeting in Addis Ababa. Tuesday 29th January at Ras Amba Hotel, Addis Ababa between 4:00 – 9:00 PM

Please come and join us on 29th January at Ras Amba Hotel, Addis Ababa between 4:00 – 9:00 PM for a dissemination meeting. The meeting will be hosted and organised by the Miz-Hasab Research Centre, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. You can follow … Continue reading

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Principles of Medicine in Africa 4th edition published

Principles of Medicine in Africa (4th Edition) is published this week by Cambridge University Press. Edited by David Mabey and Chris Whitty from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, along with Geoff Gill (University of Liverpool) and Martin Weber (World Health … Continue reading

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