Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care (CRIPACC)
The Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care (CRIPACC) is an internationally renowned multidisciplinary research centre focused on producing research that makes a difference to people’s lives by improving the quality of health and social care services and promoting health and wellbeing. At the last assessment of research quality (REF 2014) over 80% of our research was rated as world-leading or internationally excellent.
The centre, which is part of the School of Health and Social Work, brings together over 30 researchers with backgrounds in nursing, primary care, public health, epidemiology, social work, the social sciences, mental health and nutrition. Key areas of research activity include:
- Child, Adolescent and Family Health
- Food and Public Health
- Older People's Health and Complex Conditions
- Patient Experience and Public Involvement
The centre is directed by Professor Wendy Wills.
Our programmes enhance your clinical academic career through advanced research training and supervision...Read more about research degrees in health
Read a range of case studies about the research we do in CRIPACC...Read more about cripacc case studies
The Patient Experience and Public Involvement Unit conducts research that informs the patient experience of health and illness...Read more about public involvement in research group
Our events include conferences, seminars, research network meetings and research skills training...Read more about cripacc events