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
494 projects to date
PPIE funding calls introduced in 2019
2020 marks 10 years of capacity programme
COVID-19: epidemiology, management and consequences for healthcare delivery
In response to the unprecedented impact of COVID-19 on the world since it emerged late last year, and the likely impact on patients and the NHS in the UK, the NIHR School for Primary Care Research launched a special rapid-response research call in February 2020.
Support and training recommended for family caregivers during the Covid-19 pandemic
Researchers Ben Bowers, Kristian Pollock and Stephen Barclay have identified some key challenges, facing healthcare practitioners and caregivers, in the supply and administration of medications for patients dying of Covid-19 and other conditions.
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