PhD scholarship opportunity in primary and community care research

The University of Kent, in collaboration with the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration Kent, Surrey and Sussex, are offering a PhD scholarship opportunity in Primary and Community Care, based at the Centre for Health Service Studies.

This opportunity is open to all candidates interested in primary and community care research with the following requirements:

  • Have completed a health- or social work/care-related postgraduate training course at Master's level equivalent to merit or distinction.
  • A combination of qualifications and/or experience that is equivalent to a relevant UK Master’s level degree may also be accepted.
  • This studentship is available for eligible UK home-rate fee candidates only.

Current areas of interest include, but not limited to the following:

  • integrated care models - service redesign, integrated care and/or evaluations of new forms of service provision.
  • sustainable care marginalised and migrant groups.
  • supporting people to live well with chronic conditions including comorbid mental and physical health conditions.
  • financially incentivising quality improvement in general practice.
  • service provision using a place-based approach, focussing on health inequalities and vulnerable groups in the following settings: coastal communities; rural and isolated communities; and deprived communities within a largely affluent locality.

The studentship will cover tuition fees, plus an annual maintenance stipend, as well as an annual research training support allowance.

Full details here.

Closing date: 2nd July 2023, 23:59 BST.

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