Cancer study paper wins award from Royal College of General Practitioners

Dr Matthew Ridd

The publication of a study led by Dr Matthew Ridd, Consultant Senior Lecturer in Primary Health Care in the School of Social and Community Medicine, is one of the winners of the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) Research Paper of the Year 2015.

The awards recognise ‘an individual or group of researchers who have undertaken and published an exceptional piece of research relating to general practice or primary care’.

Dr Ridd led the study, Patient-doctor continuity and diagnosis of cancer: electronic medical records study in general practice, the results of which were published in the British Journal of General Practice. The paper won in the Cancer Category. Dr Ridd is presenting the findings today at the RCGP Conference in Harrogate.

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