Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care (CRIPACC)

Research theme/s:


Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care

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The University of Hertfordshire has an international research reputation within the areas of primary and community care contributing to 4 inter-related programme areas:

International Activity

Increasingly, all programme areas are undertaking research of international importance demonstrated by links with researchers in Canada, USA, Japan, S.Korea and throughout the EU. This has led to international recognition of CRIPACC's research work through bodies such as the WHO and the International Council of Nurses, for further information on CRIPACC's international activities, click on the link below.

Key performance indicators

Recognition of our achievements is reflected by key performance indicators since 2008:

  • Evidence of significant reach and impact of research on health and welfare
  • Research grant income of more than £4m since 2008 from sources including the NIHR, EU, MRC, ESRC, FSA, BritishCouncil, medical charities and other government sources
  • Further significant EU funding and development of EU and wider international partnerships
  • Medical Research Council funding
  • Increase in number of postgraduate research students to more than 80
  • Expansion and development of the Patient and Public Involvement in Research strategy
  • Award to provide the NIHR/CNO Masters in Clinical Research programme
  • Award to provide the NIHR/CNO Mentorship Programme for Clinical Academic Researchers in Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions and Healthcare scientists