RuBICoN HIT achievements

Here are some of the highlights of what the Respiratory Infections (RuBICoN) Health Integration Team has achieved from its inception in December 2012 until its closure in April 2017.

An update on the work of the Respiratory Infections Health Integration Team during 2016-17 from Professor Alastair Hay. The team has been working to improve advice and support for parents and patients and to reduce antibiotic use since December 2012.

Researchers have developed a technique that will help GPs identify which children with coughs and respiratory tract infections (RTIs) are most at risk of future hospitalisation.

An update on the work of the Respiratory Infections Health Integration Team during 2015-16 from Professor Alastair Hay.

Videos and other resources to help GPs and parents manage coughs and respiratory tract infections (RTIs) have been launched by the University of Bristol's Centre for Academic Primary Care (CAPC) at an antimicrobial stewardship event on 26 February in Lon...

New research led by Bristol NHS CCG and the University of Bristol, aimed at improving the quality of primary care for children with respiratory tract infections (RTIs) has been presented in London.

Researchers at the University of Bristol have received £1.5 million from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) for a trial looking at easing the pain of ear infections. This is part of a larger investment of over £15.8 million into research t...

Professor Alastair Hay, Director of the Respiratory Infections Health Integration Team (RuBICoN HIT), gives an update on the HIT's activities in 2014-15.

Professor Alastair Hay reflects on the achievements of the Respiratory Infections Health Integration Team (HIT) during 2013-14.

As part of the work of the Respiratory Infections HIT, the 'hot' clinic at North Bristol NHS Trust is being extended to provide a rapid access clinic for bronchiectasis patients.

University of Bristol's Professor of Primary Care and Respiratory Infections HIT Director Alastair Hay appeared on Radio 4's Inside Health on 19 February talking about coughs and antibiotic prescribing.

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