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.

 

Keele academic GPs offer advice for the support of people intending to travel for pilgrimage

Posted on 18 April 2018 GP researchers at Keele University and the Ishan Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies have published advice for general practitioners treating pilgrims embarking on their annual journey to Saudi Arabia for Hajj. The paper was published to ensure that GPs across the UK and internationally, are providing culturally and religiously sensitive medical advice and support.
 

iPCHS colleagues swim 12 miles for charity

Posted on 28 March 2018 Colleagues and their friends and family donned their swimming costumes on Saturday 10th March to raise money for both the Haywood Foundation and Arthritis Research UK, raising £633.
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Student awarded £5,000 to support research collaboration placement

Posted on 28 March 2018 Laura Swaithes, a Clinical Doctoral Research Fellow, has been awarded an NIHR Placement Award, which will support a one-month placement at the University of the West of England (Bristol). The placement will allow Laura to gain a different perspective and extend her knowledge mobilisation training, whilst receiving expert mentorship.
 

Evidence-Based Practice Group secures funding for fourth year running

Posted on 28 March 2018 The Research Institute for Primary Care and Health Sciences have secured another £10,000 from the North Staffordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to support their General Practice Nurse (GPN) Evidence-Based Practice Group.