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Academic Primary Care

Jeremy DaleJeremy Dale

Head of Academic Primary Care

"Academic Primary Care focuses on applied research and teaching aimed to improve healthcare in the UK and internationally. We have particular expertise in general practice, digital health, health psychology, social sciences, medical education, cardiorespiratory health and diabetes.

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Assistant Professor Helen Atherton tells us about her research into how digital technology could improve the patient experience.

Find out about what other researchers at WMS are working on.

Research Projects Administrator

Helen McGowan

Tel: 024 7615 1968

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Clinical Research Network


CRN:West Midlands primary care covers Coventry, Warwickshire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire. The team comprises GP champions, research nurses, research facilitators and others that facilitate research in a primary care setting within the area.

Our activities include intervention development, trials of complex interventions, qualitative research and systematic reviews and evidence appraisal. Our academic team is internationally renowned for its impact on primary care and healthcare delivery. You can see our Unit Strategy document here.