The Population Health Sciences Institute contributes significantly to Newcastle University's mission of Transforming Health. Our vision is to transform the health of individuals and populations through pioneering translational research and education in public health, health services research and health-related social science.
Primary care research and postgraduate teaching in Manchester covers a broad range of policy and practice themes relevant to primary care and the NHS. The group is a large and lively complement of multi-disciplinary researchers interested in researching a wide range of topics relevant to primary care and policy.
Our eclectic and broad view of what primary care is has helped shape the strategic focus of our long-term research, which is characterised by a blend of contributions from a wide range of disciplines. These include:
The Department of Primary care in Liverpool aims to stimulate conversations about primary care: to raise awareness, stimulate debate and develop new channels of communication about the meaning and value of the distinctive PC and APC approaches; as well as the challenges facing them both
The Community and Health Research Unit (CaHRU) is the research centre of the School of Health and Social Care, in the College of Social Science at the University of Lincoln and allied with the Lincoln Institute for Health.
The graduate entry medical programme at the University of Limerick will produce doctors who are competent, confident and caring; who understand the scientific basis of medicine; who recognise the social and environmental context in which health and illness exist and in which medicine is practised; and who have skills for and commitment to service, teamwork, scientific enquiry, self-fulfilment and life-long learning.
The Division of Primary Care is made up of researchers across the Department of Health Sciences and Leicester Diabetes Centre who undertake Primary Care Research.
The Division has three research groups: Quality and Service Delivery (QSD), Social and Epidemiological Psychiatry, and the Diabetes Research Centre. Academics from other research groups who conduct research in primary are also members.
The Academic Unit of Primary Care (AUPC) helps support, develop, promote and study primary care in West Yorkshire. Members of the unit, in partnership with University and NHS colleagues, undertake and support primary care research and provide high quality educational programmes at postgraduate and undergraduate level.
The School of Population Health and Environmental Sciences provides the focus for community-based, public health and rehabilitation research and teaching within the Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine. We have 150 academic, clinical, research and professional service staff working across two Departments, theDepartment of Primary Care & Public Health Sciences and the Department of Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation.
CHSS is one of three research centres within the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research at the University of Kent. We have close links with our colleagues in the other two centres, PSSRU and the Tizard Centre.
91% of Keele’s research in Primary Care has been judged world leading or internationally excellent by the Public Health, Health Services Research, and Primary Care assessment panel of the 2014 Universities UK’s Research Excellence Framework (REF). On the basis of World Leading or Internationally Excellent research (3* and 4*), Keele is ranked 3rd nationally.