Author Archives: Niroshan Siriwardena

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About Niroshan Siriwardena

GP and professor of primary and prehospital health care

New study on health-related causes of gambling in older adults

Dr Julie Pattinson from the Community and Health Research Unit (CaHRU) at University of Lincoln, recently published an article in the Journal of Behavioral Addictions. The article, entitled ‘Age-related physical and psychological vulnerability as pathways…

Laura Simmons presents systematic review on sickness absence interventions

Laura Simmons, PhD student in CaHRU and the Lincoln Institute for Health, recently attended the Division of Occupational Psychology Annual Conference on the 10th-12th January in Stratford-upon-Avon. The conference’s main theme surrounded the notion of…

Comparing national multimorbidity policies and guidelines

People living with a long-term condition often have more than one condition to contend with. This is known as ‘multimorbidity’, commonly defined as the co-occurrence of two or more chronic conditions within one person. In…