Research looking at co-creating clear communication to support vulnerable groups in the COVID-19 pandemic

New research looks to understand the barriers that stop people from accessing primary care services. Mara van Beusekom, a research fellow within the School of Medicine, looked at how to co-create appropriate and clear messages to support vulnerable groups in the COVID-19 pandemic.     Mara began the …

1st September 2021 | pbs

Research identifies how doctor-patient interactions can increase physical activity

Patients are open to have conversations about physical activity programmes in the community to improve their health, if recommended by their doctor, new research led by the University of St Andrews has found. The research, funded by the NHS Fife Endowment …

22nd July 2020 | news

Dorothy Miller bursary presentations: Sharing experiences in Malawi

The three students who were awarded Dorothy Miller Bursaries this year, Sofia Garcia Agudo, Sarah Alvi and Sarah Eshkour, gave great presentations about their experiences in Malawi this summer to an audience of interested second year students and members of …

7th October 2019 | igh

Ebola preparedness in Rwanda

The ongoing Ebola outbreak in DR Congo continues to present challenges, not only to those who are directly affected, but to neighbouring countries.  Dr Sloan, a Senior Clinical Lecturer in the School of Medicine at the University of St Andrews …

7th August 2019 | igh

International Regional Advisor for WHO

Professor Alexander Baldacchino, Professor of Medicine, Psychiatry and Addictions with the Population and Behaviour Science Division, St Andrews University Medical School has been invited to work with the World Health Organisation (WHO) to lead the development of a programme of …

26th June 2019 | news

Generalist Clinical Mentors

Year 2 Generalist Clinical Mentor Recruitment We have recently appointed nine new Year 2 Generalist Clinical Mentors (GCMs) and one new Year 1 GCM to the ScotGEM programme! The GCM post is a senior lecturer working with ScotGEM students. Teaching …

6th June 2019 | news

Electra project

The Electra project team is working to develop a Learning Health System for NHS Fife.

21st December 2018 | news

Obesity epidemic risking eyesight of young adults

Scotland’s obesity epidemic could be damaging the eyesight of young adults, according to new research by NHS Fife and the University of St Andrews.

12th December 2018 | news

Living Life in Fife: supporting healthy lifestyles

The Living Life in Fife: supporting healthy lifestyles in Scotland event was a free event aimed to share knowledge and encourage discussion and collaboration between academics, government and voluntary sector organisations, health care professionals, service users and members of the …

21st September 2018 | news

Allan Burns CBE to step down as NHS Fife Chairman

Allan Burns has signalled his intention to step down as Chairman of NHS Fife, a position he has held for three years.

12th August 2016 | news