Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care


Primary Care and Community Education Research

Current research

Evidence synthesis working group - NIHR SPCR-funded project. A £2 million collaborative grant across all members of the school. Dr. Sophie Park is Co-Lead for Workstream 4.0 (Primary Care Organisation and Re-design) and Training ESWG Co-Lead.

Other active or recent SCPR grants include:

‘PatMed’ Our previous work has examined how to support patient involvement in general practice medical education. Watch a video about this work here. This also pioneered involvement of patients in the meta-ethnography methodological process.

BEME review General Practice Medical Education was the first substantial review of general practice medical education internationally. 

'Finding out what matters: using art to elicit research ideas from people in traditionally underserved groups' (led by Oxford University)

'Barriers and facilitator to the implementation of an expanded NHS primary care workforce' (led by Oxford University)

NoCLOR-funded project - 'Understanding interactions between undergraduate medical students and GP personal tutors: a narrative study' 


Our team lead the London Best Evidence in Medical Education International Collaboration Centre (London BICC). This includes production, teaching, support and peer review of the international gold standard clinical education evidence base.