Cookies on this website
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you click 'Continue' we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies and you won't see this message again. Click 'Find out more' for information on how to change your cookie settings.

News and feature stories from the NIHR ARC-OxTV

New Senior Research Fellows named

The NIHR ARC OxTV and the NIHR Oxford BRC have announced the appointment of its latest group of Senior Research Fellows.

NIHR ARC OxTV supported PRINCIPLE trial 'highly commended' for innovative use of health data

COVID-19 General Partner Research

The PRINCIPLE trial, which the NIHR ARC OxTV was a fundamental part of setting up in the early days of the pandemic, has been highly commended at the Health Data Research UK Awards for the way in which patient data is utilised so participants are contacted about the trial soon after receiving a positive test result.

Future-Proofing Mental Health

General In the news NIHR Partner

ARC OxTV Mental Health across the Lifecourse theme lead, Professor Cathy Creswell is among a number of UK academics calling, in Journal of Mental Health, for targets for mental health research in order to meet the healthcare challenges of the next decade.

Children and Adolescents’ Mental Health: One Year On

COVID-19 NIHR Partner Research

The ARC OxTV supported 'COVID-19 Supporting Parents, Adolescents, and Children in Epidemic (CO-SPACE) study, reports that behavioural, emotional and attentional difficulties in children changed considerably throughout the past year, increasing in times of national lockdown and decreasing as restrictions eased and schools reopened.

New study shows potential link between bodyweight and risk of severe COVID-19, especially for younger adults

COVID-19 In the news Publication

The first large study to report the effect of bodyweight on risk of worse outcomes from COVID-19 across the full range of body mass index (BMI) is published today in The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology journal.

New clinical prediction tools for myeloma

Continuing impact Publication Research

New research, that further develops findings from CLAHRC Oxford supported research, has led to the development of new clinical prediction models for myeloma that incorporate both symptoms and blood test results.

ARC OxTV theme lead, Professor John Powell appointed NIHR Senior Investigator

General NIHR Research

ARC OxTV Digital Health theme lead, Professor John Powell joins the NIHR college of senior research leaders.

Children’s Mental Health Worse in the New Lockdown

General In the news NIHR

The proportion of secondary school aged girls with emotional problems in January 2021 was at the highest level reported since March 2020, highlights latest report from the ARC OxTV supported Co-SPACE study. It also shows parent and carer reported behavioural, emotional, and restless/attentional difficulties in their offspring have increased again since the latest national lockdown was introduced.

Interactive map launches to support mental health researchers at all career stages

General NIHR Partner

The NIHR Incubator for Mental Health Research, led by Professor Cathy Creswell, ARC OxTV Mental Health Across the Lifecourse theme lead, recently launched a new interactive map to support mental health researchers, at all career stages, across the nation to connect and collaborate with others.

No link between blood pressure drugs and falls, finds study

General In the news Publication Research

While treatment for high blood pressure is not associated with falls, there is some evidence to suggest patients who take blood pressure lowering medications may be more likely to faint or suffer kidney problems which lead to hospital admission, finds a study from ARC OxTV supported researchers.

Ben Goldacre to lead national review into use of health data for research and analysis

General In the news Partner Research

A new review, launched by the Department for Health and Social Care and Led by NIHR ARC OxTV supported Dr Ben Goldacre, will focus on the more efficient and safe use of health data for research and analysis for the benefit of patients and the healthcare sector.

New free resources launched to support healthcare professionals to help patients to cut down on salt and saturated fat

General NIHR Research

NIHR ARC OxTV and the University of Oxford's Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences launch materials to support healthcare professionals in providing evidence-based recommendations to reduce the intake of saturated fat to help lower LDL cholesterol and salt to reduce blood pressure.

Parental mental health worsens under new national COVID-19 restrictions

COVID-19 In the news Research

Parental stress, depression, and anxiety have again increased since new national restrictions have been introduced according to the latest report from the NIHR ARC OxTV supported and Oxford University-led COVID-19 Supporting Parents, Adolescents, and Children in Epidemics (Co-SPACE) study, based on data from over 6000 UK parents.

New way to measure complexity in primary care

General Partner Publication

A new measure of complexity in primary care, which could help with allocating resources based on the practice population’s level of need, has been developed by ARC OxTV supported researchers.

Your feedback on the future of community nursing research needed

General NIHR Partner

Community nurses from across the nation are launching a new project to give patients, carers and healthcare professionals the opportunity to have their say about the future of community nursing research. The James Lind Alliance (JLA) Priority Setting Partnership (PSP) aims to gather, rank and prioritise views from all people involved in or affected by community nursing.

Gender differences in heart failure care need to be addressed

Publication Research

Women tend to be diagnosed with heart failure five years older than men, but have a better prognosis, finds research published in the European Journal of Heart Failure.

Research photography exhibition moves to Didcot

General NIHR

A photography exhibition showcasing ground-breaking NHS research taking place across the Thames Valley has opened in Didcot.

PPI in the time of COVID-19

COVID-19 Feature General

Public involvement is central to high-quality, ethical research. So, what happens when a pandemic hits and life is turned upside down? We reached out to three experienced PPI contributors – Una Rennard, Julia Hamer-Hunt and Bernard Gudgin – to ask how COVID-19 had affected their personal lives and their PPI work.

Load More