Increasing the evidence-base for primary care practice
The National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) School for Primary Care Research is a partnership between nine leading academic centres for primary care research in England.
Established in 2006, we work 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.
Current Funding Opportunities
PhD programme for Primary Care Clinician
The PhD programme for Primary Care Clinicians is now open for applications. This programme is open to clinicians of all disciplines working in UK primary care.
Closing Date: 12noon, 20 December 2023.
NIHR SPARC and LA SPARC
The application window for the NIHR Short Placement Award for Research Collaboration (SPARC) and the NIHR Local Authority Short Placement Award for Research Collaboration (LA SPARC) schemes are now open.
Latest news and blogs
Tuesday, 05 December 2023, 1pm to 2pm
Improving access to general practice for and with people with severe and multiple disadvantage
Lucy Potter et al, (2023), BJGP
Relationship Between Clinician Language and the Success of Behavioral Weight Loss Interventions A Mixed-Methods Cohort Study
Charlotte Albury et al, (2023), Annals of Internal Medicine
Seasonal trends in antidepressant prescribing, depression, anxiety and self-harm in adolescents and young adults: an open cohort study using English primary care data
Ruth H Jack et al, (2023), BMJ Mental Health, BMJ Mental Health
The NIHR School for Primary Care Research is a research and capacity-building partnership between nine leading centres for academic primary care across England, with our Directorate hosted at the Keele University.