The Centre for Academic Primary Care (CAPC) is a leading centre for primary care research and teaching in the UK, and one of nine centres that form the NIHR School for Primary Care Research. We are part of Bristol Medical School, an internationally recognised centre of excellence for population health sciences research and teaching.

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We conduct high quality research across a number of themes with a multidisciplinary approach.

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Courses and programmes

Members of the Centre for Academic Primary Care are involved in teaching undergraduate medical students.

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Resources and tools

We have developed resources and tools to support GPs in clinical practice and for use in primary care research. 

Latest blog posts

“A distillation of the essence of our thoughts”: using found poetry as a creative approach to public engagement
Jessica Watson with Fiona Hamilton, Terreka Baptiste and Julie Clayton

The road to funding for a complex clinical trial - ingredients for success
Eszter Szilassy

Minding the gap between research and practice in adult social care
Karen Gray, Ailsa Cameron, Christie Cabral, Geraldine Macdonald and Linda Sumpter (Evidence & Policy blog)

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