Award title: PhD for Primary Care Clinicians
Project title: The Connection Study: Improving access to primary care for people with severe and multiple disadvantages
Dr Lucy Potter is an academic GP at the University of Bristol supported by the SPCR PhD Programme for Primary Care Clinicians.
Her clinical and academic interests are in Inclusion Health and improving primary care for people who experience severe and multiple disadvantage. Clinically she has developed and delivered an outreach clinic for street sex working women and the Open Doors clinic for people with complex needs at Wellspring Surgery in Bristol. Academically she has collaborated on improving the healthcare response to domestic violence (IRIS), healthcare provision for sex workers and co-producing service improvements in general practice with people with complex needs.
In her PhD she is using realist and mixed-methods research to develop a complex intervention to improve access to general practice for people with severe and multiple disadvantage.
Start Date: 1st October 2022