Prof. BRUCE GUTHRIE, MB BCir MSc PhD
Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences & Informatics, University of Edingburgh, UK
Bruce Guthrie is Professor of General Practice at the University of Edinburgh. He is a health services researcher using mixed quantitative and qualitative methods to understand and improve the quality and safety of healthcare. His research focuses on prescribing quality and safety, polypharmacy and multimorbidity, and spans the range from basic epidemiology and qualitative research, through pragmatic randomised trials of organisational interventions, to applied work with the NHS to translate research findings into real-world improvements in healthcare quality and safety. He continues to work as a general practitioner in the UK National Health Service, and works closely with the NHS to ensure implementation of research findings. He chaired the Guideline Development Group for the NICE Multimorbidity clinical guideline published in 2016, and is the clinical lead for the NHS Research Scotland Primary Care Research Network in his role as the NRS Primary Care Research Champion.
11:15–11:40 | Practice-based research networks – Experience from Scotland
Prof. BRUCE GUTHRIE, MB BCir MSc PhD Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences & Informatics, University of Edingburgh, UK