Primary Care

Resources for engagement and involvement in health research

The following free resources are to effectively engage patients, the public, professionals, and industry in health research. This website is provided by the NIHR Clinical Research Network Thames Valley and South Midlands. Contact: comms.crnthamesvalley@nihr.ac.uk.

Running commercial studies in GP practices video

Short video on tips for running commercial studies in GP practices, provided by the NIHR Clinical Research Network Thames Valley and South Midlands. Audience: professionals.

How GPs can get involved in research video

Video on how GPs can get involved in research, provided by the NIHR Clinical Research Network Thames Valley and South Midlands. Audience: professionals.

Primary care research leaflet for GPs

Leaflet for GPs on why they should get involved in primary care research, provided by the NIHR Clinical Research Network Thames Valley and South Midlands. This link is for viewing only, to request hard copies contact comms.crnthamesvalley@nihr.ac.uk. Audience: professionals.

Why choose a nursing career in primary care research? video

Video on why nurses should consider a career in primary care research, provided by the NIHR Clinical Research Network Thames Valley and South Midlands. Audience: professionals.

PACE-UP study results poster

Poster on the results of a study into whether pedometers increase physical activity from the NIHR Clinical Research Network Thames Valley and South Midlands. Audience: public.


PACE study results poster

Poster on the results of a study into whether a blood test can reduce antibiotic use in patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) from the NIHR Clinical Research Network Thames Valley and South Midlands. Audience: public.


9 good reasons good reasons for practices to work with us poster

Poster on why GP practices should work with the NIHR to carry out research from the NIHR Clinical Research Network Thames Valley and South Midlands. Audience: professionals.


BWeL study results poster

Poster on the results of a study into a weight loss programme delivered through GP practices from the NIHR Clinical Research Network Thames Valley and South Midlands. Audience: public.


Engaging the public in primary care research guide

Guide for GPs on materials promote research to the public in GP practices from the NIHR Clinical Research Network Thames Valley and South Midlands. Audience: professionals.