Research conducted in the Section of Clinical Medicine aims to respond to a wide range of health policy questions by looking at personal, professional and organisational development in primary and secondary health care.
The main areas of our research focus on:
- Health care management
- Clinical informatics
- Health economics.
More specifically, research has been conducted in the areas of:
- First-line management
- The clinician-patient relationship
- Primary care data and quality indicators
- Competition in health care
- Diffusion of new health technologies.
Main research interests and groupings
- Health Outcomes: including Clinical Informatics and Quality Improvements
- Primary Care: focus on disease surveillance, vaccine research and primary care epidemiology (and informatics)
- Real-World Evidence Centre
- Primary Care Clinical Academic Group (CAG)
- Centre for Research on Ageing and Gender (CRAG)
- Surrey Cohort
- MOCHA: Models of Child Health Appraised – A Study in Primary Healthcare in 30 European countries
- FLUCOP: Standardisation and development of assays for assessment of influenza vaccine correlates of protection
- ADVANCE: Accelerated Development of Vaccine benefit-risk Collaboration in Europe
Postgraduate research students
We are proud to support a growing number of PhD students who research in the areas of our expertise, looking both at the NHS and health care systems across the world.
To discuss the suitability of a PhD proposal, before applying, please review our research interests and then contact Sam Peters (email@example.com) Research Administrator for the Section or Postgraduate admissions enquiries firstname.lastname@example.org.