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Professor Chris Salisbury

Professor Chris Salisbury

Professor Chris Salisbury
M.B.,Ch.B.(Bristol), M.Sc.(Lond.), D.R.C.O.G., FRCGP, MD

Professor in Primary Health Care

Area of research

Provision of primary health care

Office 1.12
Canynge Hall,
39 Whatley Road, Bristol BS8 2PS
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 3314530

Research summary

My research interests relate to how best to provide primary health care, and the implications of new models of organisation on the core values of general practice such as first contact care, generalism, continuity of care, and the doctor-patient relationship.

My work has included studies of GP out-of-hours care, NHS Walk-in Centres, GPs with specialist interests, the expanding role of nurse practitioners, and evaluations of the Advanced Access initiative and PhysioDirect services. I have recently completed a 5 year NIHR funded programme of research on the role of telehealth in supporting people with long term conditions (the 'Healthlines' trial) and ...

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Chris Salisbury MB ChB MSc MD FRCGP trained in Bristol and then spent ten years as a full time GP in Reading, also working as a GP trainer and postgraduate tutor. In 1995 he was appointed to a senior lecturer post at Imperial College London and in 1997 he became a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP). Chris moved to the University of Bristol in 1998 and was promoted to a personal chair as Professor of Primary Health Care in 2004. He holds honorary consultant contracts with NHS Bristol CCG and NHS England and continues to work ...

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