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-morbidityJoyce Kenkre
2. Patient centred healthcareFiona Wood, Dr Natalie Joseph-Williams
3. Infections & antimicrobial resistanceNick Francis
4. Screening, prevention & early diagnosis in primary careKate Brain
5. Unscheduled & emergency (including pre-hospital) careHelen Snooks, Dr Alison Porter
6. Patient safetyAndrew Carson-Stevens
7. Oral health & primary dental careIvor Chestnutt
Cross Cutting ThemesLead/s
1. Public involvement & engagementBridie Evans
2. Social careCarolyn 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, Micaela Gal
7. Methodological innovationRuth Lewis

Research study portfolio

A list of funded research projects can be viewed here.