A project using artificial intelligence to develop digital triage tools for mental health clinicians (CHRONOS) has been successful in the latest round of the Artificial Intelligence in Health and Care Award.
A new large-scale study shows that a quarter of the UK adult population screens positive for a potential injection phobia. Strikingly, these individuals were twice as likely to report that they were COVID-19 vaccine hesitant – that is, they would put off getting vaccinated or indeed never get the jab. The study indicates that if all injection anxiety in the population was removed then just over 10% of instances of vaccine hesitancy might disappear too.
We are celebrating International Clinical Trials Day (Thursday May 20) this year with a short film introducing the work of the NIHR Oxford cognitive health Clinical Research Facility (CRF) which, like the Oxford Health BRC, is hosted by Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust. The CRF is one of a network of 22 NIHR funded CRFs sharing ideas…