For over 200 years RCSI has played a major role in medical education and training in Ireland. Founded in 1784 to train surgeons, today the College provides extensive education and training in the healthcare professions at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
This page lists all UK university departments and groups of academic primary care. All institutions are represented in the Heads of Departments group and every department can has a SAPC Ambassador who acts as a link between the unit and SAPC.
We provide a departmental resource pack to support their work. If you are a department listed here and don't yet have an Ambassador, please contact us
The Academic Unit of Primary Medical Care (AUPMC) is led by Professor Nigel Mathers and forms part of the the Medical School in the Faculty of Medicine. Our activities include teaching across all phases of the undergraduate medical curriculum and the supervision of postgraduate students, both nationally and internationally. Our research is embedded in primary and community care with expertise in, for example, complex interventions, qualitative and quantitative research, randomised controlled trials and mixed methodologies.
Academic Unit: Primary Care & Population Sciences Academic Units
Primary Care and Population Sciences encompasses a broad range of research disciplines and areas including primary care, public health, clinical epidemiology, medical statistics, qualitative methods, health economics and complementary medicine. There is an active postgraduate group and our staff make major contributions to postgraduate training and medical undergraduate teaching.
The University has undertaken a most ambitious project with the construction of a new medical school at the heart of its science campus. This is a unique model designed to foster interdisciplinary collaboration between medics and scientists and create significant advances in medical research. Designed and built on time and in budget the School of Medicine Building was rated as BREEAM Excellent.
In the latest UK research excellence framework (REF 2014), 93 per cent of our biosciences, health, psychology and veterinary research was rated world-leading or internationally excellent, placing Surrey eighth out of 94 institutions submitted in the Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy category.
Swansea University's Medical School is a centre of excellence in world-class teaching and research.
Located in the heart of the Swansea University Campus, the Medical School delivers a comprehensive portfolio of programmes spanning medicine, health, life science and chemistry, from undergraduate and postgraduate dgrees to professional graduate training and research.
We also work closely with our NHS partners in achieving excellence in teaching, research and clinical service.
Our vision is to be world-leading in research and development that enhances the knowledge, expertise and engaged scholarship of nursing, midwifery, public health and allied health professions research
Warwick Clinical Trials Unit
Health Sciences is a large multi-disciplinary and multi-professional department. We have an international reputation for research that improves health and healthcare. Our vision is to be a world-class centre undertaking research on current and emerging challenges to health and healthcare provision. Our research related income for 2013/4 is £9.8 million.