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Name Professor Sarah Purdy
Job title Head of School, Bristol Medical School
Department Bristol Medical School University of Bristol
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Qualifications B Sc, MB BS, MD(Lond), MPH(Harvard), FRCGP, FRCP, FRCP Edinburgh
Professional details
Membership of professional bodies Member of the Institute for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education and a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners.
Keywords predictors of primary care sensitive hospital admissions
primary care
unplanned hospital admission
management of shoulder pain
management of acne
sensitive hospital admissions
Areas of expertise I am currently working on a research programme exploring predictors of primary care sensitive hospital admissions, which will assist primary care clinicians to predict patients at risk of unplanned hospital admission. I am also working with colleagues in Newcastle on clinical trials of the management of shoulder pain in primary care. I continue my secondary research into the management of acne.