Welcome

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.

An introduction to running randomised controlled trials

An introduction to running randomised controlled trials

12th-15th June

Statistical Methods for Evidence Synthesis of Individual Participant Data

Statistical Methods for Evidence Synthesis of Individual Participant Data

18th-19th June 2018

Musculoskeletal Matters

Musculoskeletal Matters

Keep up to date with the latest newsletters which aim to provide GPs, Primary Care Commissioners, and Patients etc informed about musculoskeletal problems in practice.

 

iPCHS to play key role in new UKRI Mental Health Network

Posted on 06 September 2018 iPCHS will be playing a key part in a new mental health network designed to reduce health inequalities for people with severe mental illness.
 

Burnout in doctors has shocking impact on care, review finds

Posted on 04 September 2018 A review conducted by the Universities of Keele, Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham and Westminster, has found that burnout in doctors has devastating consequences on the quality of care they deliver.
 

National awards for science and technology achievements

Posted on 31 August 2018 The Sri Lankan National Science Foundation has awarded Athula Sumathipala, Professor of Psychiatry and the Research Institute for Primary Care and Health Sciences, two National Awards for Science and Technology Achievements in recognition of the significant contributions towards the economic and social development in Sri Lanka through science and technology inputs.
 

iPCHS in Sri Lanka: shifting the focus from diseases to patients

Posted on 31 August 2018 Colleagues from the Research Institute were invited to attend the Sri Lanka Medical Association's 131st International Medical Congress last month, where they showcased the Institute's dedication to patient and public involvement and engagement in research, a novel concept in Sri Lankan research.