Primary Care Research

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Dr. Kamal R. Mahtani, Deputy Director of the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, in conversation with Professor Richard Hobbs, Head of Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, Director of NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care, and National Director of NIHR School for Primary Care Research.

Trust the Evidence is a new podcast series presenting conversations with individuals interested in improving healthcare through the use of better evidence.

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Edited and produced by Alice Rollinson.


Identification and treatment of patients with atrial fibrillation in primary care. – BMJ Heart

A randomised controlled trial and cost-effectiveness study of systematic screening (targeted and total population screening) versus routine practice for the detection of atrial fibrillation in people aged 65 and over. The SAFE study. – PubMed

Warfarin versus aspirin for stroke prevention in an elderly community population with atrial fibrillation (the Birmingham Atrial Fibrillation Treatment of the Aged Study, BAFTA): a randomised controlled trial. – The Lancet