Positional 1

Who are we?


To improve primary health care through high quality teaching and research


Our aims are to:
  • deliver high quality research to inform the development of primary health care
  • communicate research findings to promote the development of evidence-based primary health care
  • deliver high quality education and training to support primary health care research and development


Our research and teaching addresses challenges of enduring importance to primary care, including the need to:
  • improve equity in health and health care provision
  • enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of primary care through improved commissioning
  • make better use of available human resources
  • improve the quality of care, giving more attention to patient self-care