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.

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GP awarded fellowship to research self-harm

Posted on 09 November 2017 GP Dr Faraz Mughal has been awarded an In-Practice Fellowship at the Research Institute for Primary Care and Health Sciences to research the care available to young people who self-harm.
 

Back pain: errors, innovation and implementation

Posted on 09 November 2017 Members from the Research Institute for Primary Care and Health Sciences (‘iPCHS’) joined colleagues from the West Midlands Clinical Research Network (‘WMCRN’) and University of Birmingham’s (‘UoB’) Health Economics team for this year’s Society for Back Pain Research Annual General Meeting in Northampton.
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Providing professional leadership for Clinical Informatics in the UK

Posted on 31 October 2017 Deputy Director of the Research Institute for Primary Care and Health Sciences, Professor Christian Mallen, has been appointed as a Founding Fellow for the Faculty of Clinical Informatics. Fellows will be responsible for helping build the new faculty and providing professional leadership in the UK, thus, establishing clinical informatics as a recognised and respected profession.
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Optimising the management of musculoskeletal foot disorders in older people

Posted on 31 October 2017 Professor Hylton Menz, a Visiting Professor and NHMRC Senior Research Fellow at La Trobe University (Australia), has been awarded a prestigious Senior Research Fellowship build a program of research aimed at improving health outcomes for older people with musculoskeletal foot disorders.