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.
The University of Hertfordshire has an international research reputation within the areas of primary and community care contributing to 4 inter-related programme areas:
- Child, Adolescent and Family Health
- Food and Public Health
- Older People's Health and Complex Conditions
- Patient Experience and Public Involvement