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Brighton & Sussex Medical School

Primary care and public health


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Primary care and public health

At BSMS we believe that population health lies at the heart of effective healthcare. Our work in primary care and medical informatics research helps us develop ways to improve the health of all those in our society.

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Primary care

Our primary care and health services research activity brings together a wide range of disciplines to address clinical and healthcare challenges. These disciplines include general practice, public health, epidemiology, statistics, psychology and sociology.

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Health informatics

Our researchers are working closely with specialists in informatics at the Universities of Sussex and Brighton to develop a programme of interdisciplinary research in electronic patient records. We are interested in exploring the extent to which information is "hidden" from researchers.

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