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Professor Alastair Hay

Professor Alastair Hay

Professor Alastair Hay

Professor of Primary Care

Area of research

Community and primary care based infection research

Office Room 1.01d
Canynge Hall,
39 Whatley Road, Bristol BS8 2PS
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 928 7376

Research summary

Primary care is the first point of contact for, and manages the vast majority of, patients with infectious disease. Primary care is also responsible for over 80% of all health service antibiotic use. Antimicrobial resistance is at the top of the international public health agenda and is responsible for over 30,000 premature deaths in Europe annually. The CAPC infection group conducts internationally recognised research to improve the management of acute infections and the use of antibiotics in primary care. We use mixed methods and collaborate with a wide range of disciplinary experts to conduct research in five areas:

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Alastair qualified with Distinction in Medicine from Sheffield Medical School in 1991. He has been a General Practitioner since 1997 and joined the Academic Unit of Primary Health Care at the University of Bristol in 2001. His overall career aim is to produce nationally and internationally valued primary care research and promote and deliver high quality clinical care and teaching in the context of academic and clinical multi-disciplinary teams.

Antibiotic guardian

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Selected publications

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