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The University of Southampton
Primary Care Research Centre

Diagnosis and prognosis

Diagnosis and prognosis

Work in this theme includes prospective observational studies, routine data studies, qualitative studies, diagnostic studies and randomised controlled trials that aim to improve the management of infections, asthma and COPD, mental health problems, atrial fibrillation and cancer.

Active Projects

4S - Sore Throat Study (Scores and Swabs to Self-assess Sore Throats)

ACE-Inhibitors/Angiotensin Receptor Blockers and risk of death for people infected with COVID-19: a prospective cohort study

AIM study - The development and validation of population clusters for integrating health and social care: A mixed-methods study on Multiple Long-Term Conditions (MLTC)

DEFINE - Development and evaluation of a FeNO-guided asthma management intervention in primary care

MACRO - Defining best management for adults with chronic rhinosinusitis

Parental perceptions, experiences, and help-seeking behaviour for common infant symptoms: qualitative interview study

The PREFIX study

REMOTION study - Remote discussion of emotional symptoms in telephone versus face-to-face primary care consultations

SAFER - screening for Atrial Fibrillation with ECG to reduce stroke

VENUS Study – Developing a new approach to managing care home residents with possible urinary tract infection 

Recently Completed Projects

ARTIC PC - Antibiotics for lower Respiratory Tract Infection in Children presenting in Primary Care

CANDID - Cancer Diagnosis Decision Rules

CERAbTc-19 - Clinical Evaluation of Rapid Antibody Test for Covid-19

CERrnaTc-19 - Clinical Evaluation of Rapid RNA Test for Covid-19

COVPRO - COVID-19 virtual hospital Prognostic study

MOMA - Investigating the feasibility of a mobile mindfulness-based digital intervention for patients with asthma

Patterns of remission in type 2 diabetes: A cohort study in primary care

Quantifying the association between COVID-19, ethnicity and mortality: A cohort study protocol

RTO-COVID19 - Retrospective Survey of Prevention, Treatment, Occurrence and Outcomes of Covid-19 in the community

SAFETY - Screening for Atrial Fibrillation using Economical and accurate TechnologY - a pilot study

Key research staff working on this theme

You can view all the staff working on projects by clicking on the project page

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