Welcome to the
Wales School for Primary Care Research

The Wales School Wales School of Primary Care Research was funded from 2010-2015. PRIME Centre Wales is a new research centre focusing on primary and emergency care.

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PRIME Centre Wales is funded by Health Care Research Wales within the new infrastructure which runs from April 2015 in order to develop and coordinate research proposals and support researchers.

PRIME Centre Wales is a collaboration between researchers from TRUST (Thematic Research network for emergency and UnScheduled and Trauma care) and WSPCR (Wales School for Primary Care Research). It is an all-Wales centre with members from: Bangor University; Glyndwr University, Wrexham; University of South Wales; Swansea University; and Cardiff University.

WSPCR - Specific Aims & Objectives
  1. Build collaborations and involve users to identify and prioritise primary care research development themes.
  2. Lead and facilitate successful primary care research funding proposals that have a:
    • High quality and value.
    • Multi-disciplinary and collaborative approach.
    • Themes consistent with Welsh primary health care policy priorities.
  3. Lead and support the delivery of high quality primary care research projects.
  4. Influence clinical practice and primary health care policy through targeted publication and dissemination of School led and supported research.
  5. Facilitate the translation from evidence based primary care research to primary care practice, for the benefit of the patients of Wales and beyond.