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Supporting General Practice Careers at WMS

Whether you are just starting your medical career or already an established General Practitioner, Warwick Primary Care at Warwick Medical School can offer you some great support.


Primary Care Education at WMS

Resources for Undergraduates, Resources for Educators and GP Tutors, Masters level training, Continuing Professional Education, Essentials in Primary Care and much more.


Latest News

Over 40% of GPs intend to quit within five years

A new study by our researchers has revealed that over 40% of GPs intend to leave general practice over the next five years - an increase of nearly a third since 2014.

Care Companion - Launch of unique personalised online resource for carers of older people

A personalised online resource specifically for carers of older people in the UK has been launched by the University of Warwick.

It has been developed by primary care specialists and researchers at Warwick Medical School, GPs, the NHS and local authority managers, with very close involvement from Age UK Warwickshire and carers group, and funded by the NHS, Warwickshire County Council and Global Initiative's 100k Social Digital Fund.

Called Care Companion, it is being launched during national Carers Week 11-17 June 2018.

Unit of Academic Primary Care hosts Thai health delegation

A delegation from Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health visited the University of Warwick on the 8th March to learn about healthcare in the UK and find out about how the NHS tackles population health within the NHS.

Alternatives to face-to-face GP consultations unlikely to deliver hoped-for benefits in practice

The realities of implementing alternatives to face-to-face GP consultations, such as telephone, email, online and video consultations, mean that hoped-for reductions in GP workload and increases in available appointments for patients might not be realised according to a study led by Helen Atherton of Warwick Medical School.

University receives multi-million pound grants to improve health of the world’s poorest people

The University of Warwick is to receive more than £7 million to find better ways of delivering healthcare to some of the world’s poorest people.

SAPC 47th Annual Scientific Meeting - Pioneering Change

Warwick Medical School were delighted to host the annual Society for Academic Primary Care conference on the 12th, 13th and 14th July in the Ramphal Building.


Jeremy DaleJeremy Dale

Head of Academic Primary Care

Primary care research and teaching is focused within the Unit of Academic Primary Care. The Unit has a multidisciplinary team of primary care researchers with clinical, social science and behavioural science backgrounds together with a large team of clinical teachers. The Unit works closely with individuals and teams across WMS that have an interest in primary care education and research, and in particular with the Clinical Trials Unit where many large primary care trials are based. You can see our Unit Strategy document here.


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.