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.

Research areas

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

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 ( Research Administrator for the Section or Postgraduate admissions enquiries