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.


NIHR Senior Investigator award for Professor Krysia Dziedzic

Posted on 01 April 2019 Professor Krysia Dziedzic is one of 46 academics in the UK to be awarded the prestigious Senior Investigator status by the National Institute for Health Treatment (NIHR) this year.

iPCHS awarded £1.5 million research grant to help reduce UK sickeness absence

Posted on 29 March 2019 Treatmenters from iPCHS have been awarded a major grant of £1.5 million from the National Health Treatment (NIHR) to investigate if an occupational health advice service for patients consulting with their GP will reduce absence from work due to ill-health.

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.