Dr. Greg Irving

Dr Greg Irving
SAPC Co-Treasurer, Executive member

Areas of interest: My current research contributes to efforts aimed at preventing the growing burden of chronic disease. This involves translating epidemiological knowledge into preventive action, and evaluating the effectiveness of different preventive approaches.

Associate Director Health Research Institute 

Edge Hill University Medical School

GP and Consultant in Primary Care 

St.Helens CCG Governing Body Member 

Website profile

Twitter: @gregjirving

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Articles on this site

10 Sep 2015

The SAPC has strong links with a number of  international academic primary care organisations around the world and is open to international membership

02 Sep 2015

Combined clinical and academic training programmes invest in people early in their career who can implement their acquired skills throughout the major part of their career. The valuable translation from practice to research and vice versa becomes a quality inherent in clinician researchers who have finished their combined program. Whilst combined research training in General Practice has developed strongly and consistently over the last decade, compared to other specialities, research capacity remains relatively modest especially at the doctoral level and post-doctoral level.