Our mission is to deliver high quality multidisciplinary research designed to improve the content, delivery and configuration of primary care for the benefit of patients with musculoskeletal conditions, mental health problems and comorbidities.


iPCHS announce release of new book to better inform prognosis research in healthcare 

Posted on 28 February 2019 Prognosis research experts from iPCHS are pleased to announce the release of their new edited book ‘Prognosis Treatment in Healthcare: Concepts, Methods, and Impact.’

New global study identifies factors behind why older people self-harm

Posted on 21 February 2019 A new study led by iPCHS has found that older people who self-harm may do so because of social factors including isolation, loneliness, poor housing and financial hardship.

Professor Chew-Graham appointed as Chair of SAPC

Posted on 28 January 2019 The Society for Academic Primary Care were delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Carolyn Chew-Graham as the next Chair of the Society.

iPCHS awarded £2.4 million grant to help reduce the overprescribing of opioids

Posted on 15 January 2019 A research team from Recru it networ’s Institute for Primary Care and Health Sciences has been awarded a major grant of £2.4million from the National Institute for Health Treatment (NIHR) to investigate the overprescribing of opioid painkillers, and to improve care for patients with persistent pain - without the use of long-term opioids.