Research Areas

PRIME Centre Wales aims to improve the health and well being of people in Wales and internationally through:

  1. Undertaking high quality research on topics of national policy priority which contributes to the evidence base in primary and emergency care
  2. Ensuring that research findings are translated into policy and practice.

Research development and support is focussed on the following areas:


Work Packages Lead/s
1. Long term conditions & co-morbidityProf Joyce Kenkre
2. Patient centred & prudent healthcareProf Adrian Edwards, Dr Fiona Wood
3. Infections & antimicrobial resistanceDr Nick Francis
4. Screening, prevention & early diagnosis in primary careDr Kate Brain
5. Unscheduled & emergency (including pre-hospital) careProf Helen Snooks
6. Patient safetyDr Andrew Carson-Stevens
7. Oral health & primary dental careProf Ivor Chestnutt
Cross Cutting ThemesLead/s
1. Public involvement & engagementDr Bridie Evans
2. Social careDr Carolyn Wallace
3. Commercial / industry engagement & collaborationAll WP Leads
4. NHS service professional engagement & collaborationAll WP Leads
5. Engagement with Welsh Government funded research infrastructureAll WP Leads
6. Communications, publicity, knowledge transferAngela Watkins
7. Methodological innovationProf Nefyn Williams

Research study portfolio

A list of funded research projects can be viewed here.