Research project

Developing and disseminating an evidence-based GP e-learning resource to improve patient-GP communication about possible cancer

Project overview

ESRC Impact Acceleration grant
To improve patient-GP communication about tests, referrals and safety-netting for possible cancer, and increase the likelihood of patients attending for cancer tests, by:
• Codeveloping a ‘talking about possible cancer’ e-learning resource with General Practitioners
• Disseminating our e-learning resource using GP champions, and through a well-established GP training network.
• Establishing methods for the delivery of e-learning resources for social and health care professionals using University of Southampton supported IT platforms.


Lead researcher

Dr Lucy Brindle

Associate Professor

Research interests

  • Improving Early Cancer Diagnosis
  • Risk communication in health care
  • Health care encounters
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Other researchers

Mrs Bobbi Moore

Interim Director, Centre for Higher Edu.

Research interests

  • Digital education
  • Personalised learning 
  • Digital transformation
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Research outputs