About the APCRC
Welcome to the Avon Primary Care Research Collaborative website.
The Avon Primary Care Research Collaborative (APCRC) has been responsible for supporting primary care research across the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire area since 2003. Over the last five years it has expanded its role to promote the use of evidence and evaluation in healthcare commissioning, and an increasing emphasis on knowledge mobilisation.
Exciting Job opportunity as a APCRC Health Service Improvement Research Fellow
The University of the West of England (UWE) and the Avon Primary Care Research Collaborative (APCRC) are working together to provide exciting new opportunities to span the boundary between academia and the NHS and support partnership working that will improve and enhance local healthcare. For more information visit: http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AVU809/apcrc-health-service-improvement-research-fellow/
How evidence-informed health can tackle the supply and demand gap
APCRC Director, Dr Peter Brindle, talks about how evidence-informed health can tackle the supply and demand gap in his article published in the HSJ, read here: https://www.hsj.co.uk/sectors/acute-care/how-evidence-informed-health-can-tackle-the-supply-and-demand-gap/7013706.article?blocktitle=comment&contentid=7808
APCRC Annual Report 2015-16
We have recently published our annual report for 2015-16, highlighting some of the valuable work we have been doing and our achievements over the last 12 months.
Online obesity management survey opens for Healthcare professionals
Select Research, a UK company, specialists in measurement of the body in 3D have created a system for obesity management and are inviting healthcare professionals to give initial feedback about the system.
First patients recruited to West of England 100k Genomes Project
The West of England Genomic Medicine Centre (WEGMC) is helping the NHS build a new genomic medicine service by providing NHS patients with the opportunity to take part in the 100,000 Genomes Project.
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PhD Projects in the CHCR at UWE
The Centre for Health and Clinical Research (CHCR) at Uwe, Bristol hosts internationally excellent research in the fields of long term conditions, emergency and critical care, children and young people, public health and wellbeing and ethics. There are a range of PhD projects available.
Feel it! Festival
In autumn 2016 the Elizabeth Blackwell Institute for Health Research and the Life of Breath project will bring together researchers, artists and members of the public to debate and explore University of Bristol research on the experience of being human; in particular pain and breathlessness.
For more information click here
Bristol Health Partners events calendar