The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) School for Primary Care Research is a partnership between nine leading academic centres for primary care research in England. Our main aims are to increase the evidence base for primary care practice through high quality research and strategic leadership, and to build capacity in primary care with a well established training programme.
Established in 2006
444 projects to date
2019 marks 10 training cohorts
157 trainee awards to date
Encouraging careers in academic primary care
The second year of the School's internship programme has once again given medical students opportunities to join our partner departments for a few weeks over the summer break.
Prevalence of multimorbidity interview
Prof Bower is interviewed for podcast by NIHR on the growing prevalence of multimorbidity, what it means for patients and their care.
Strengthening the body of research
We celebrated our showcase at the Royal College of Physicians on 26th November, welcoming back alumni who presented inspiring plenaries on their current research and career progression.
JAMA article receives 236,898 views
Professor Carol Coupland and researchers at the University of Nottingham's paper on anticholinergic drugs and dementia was the 2nd most viewed paper online across all the JAMA journals (September 1, 2018, and August 31, 2019) with 236,898 views.
Getting involved in systematic reviews
The SPCR Evidence Synthesis Working Group (ESWG) offer a range of ways to get involved in, or receive support doing systematic reviews.
SPCR awards Involvement and Engagement prizes
The School awarded prizes to the winners of the 'Impactful Contribution in Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement' and 'Exceptional Contribution to Patient and Public Involvement' competition at the Showcase on 26 November.
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