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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

I conduct internationally recognised research to improve the primary care management of acute infections, specifically to improve the primary care use of antibiotics and reduce antimicrobial resistance. I am currently involved in and wish to collaboratively develop, multi-disciplinary research capacity in four areas: (1) to improve the targeting and effective use of antibiotics; (2) to further investigate the relationship between primary care prescribed antibiotics (and vaccines) and antimicrobial resistance; (3) to develop and evaluate the clinical and cost effectiveness of interventions to reduce the severity of infection associated symptoms; and (4) to develop and evalute the clinical and cost effectiveness ...

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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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