Wellcome Trust Studentships
The Wellcome PhD Programme for Primary Care Clinicians, led by the Universities of Keele and Oxford, with the Universities of Cambridge and Southampton, will support up to four Clinical PhD Research Fellowships annually for the next three years.
This programme provides world-class doctoral research training for exceptional clinicians with a demonstrated commitment to primary care research. The post provides protected time to develop high-quality academic skills and complete a PhD, whilst continuing limited clinical activities in a host academic practice for up to one day a week.
Please note: the closing date for applications is 25 April 2021
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Keele University Studentships
- Decolonising global primary healthcare: developing a framework to implement theory into practice
- Redesigning musculoskeletal primary care: balancing patient priorities with models of care
- Consequences of national prescribing directives on primary care prescribing
- Primary care-based interventions for those with multimorbidity: Taking health literacy into account
- Preventing depression in people diagnosed with inflammatory arthritis: systematic review and intervention development.
- How has the transition to remote consultations in UK primary care affected the delivery of preventative interventions?
- Prevalence, safety and efficacy of deprescribing cardio-protective medications in older adults.
- Understanding acute functional decline and its relationship to UTI in older people living in care homes.
- Multi-cancer detection testing in primary care.
- COVID vaccine effectiveness and clinical outcomes based on the electronic health record.
University of Southampton Studentships
- Reducing the use of antibiotics for suspected urinary tract infections in care home residents
- Developing and feasibility testing a behavioural intervention to support safely reducing the use of antibiotics for respiratory symptoms in people with asthma
- Can we sensibly use cancer risk scores for lung and colon cancer in primary care?: using the CANDID cohort.
- Developing a methodology of continuous, risk-based, consultation peer-review to identify and minimise unwarranted variation in clinician performance in in-hours general practice