2nd Jan 2019
Research Round-up – January 2019 – Joel Rhee

In this episode we discuss Associate Professor Rhee’s recent BMJ publication General practitioners (GPs) and end-of-life care: a qualitative study of Australian GPs and specialist palliative care clinicians. GPs are well placed to be included in end-of-life care for patients with life-limiting illnesses, and yet GPs have different understandings of their role.

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3rd Dec 2018
Research Round-up – December 2018 – Willie Hamilton

Professor Jon Emery talks with Professor Willie Hamilton, co-chair of CanTest and a GP and lead of the DISCOVERY group in Exeter, Willie is also clinical lead for the 2015 NICE guidance, as well as a member of the Department of Health’s Policy Research Unit for cancer awareness, screening and early diagnosis.

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13th Nov 2018
Research Round-up – November 2018 – Yoryos Lyratzopoulos

Professor Lyratzopoulos discusses his recently published article looking at the relationship between the diagnosis of cancer through emergency presentations and sociodemographic inequalities. Jon and Yoryos discuss why emergency presentations are important in cancer control, whether improvements have been made and what patient and health system factors contribute to this issue.

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