Exeter Collaboration for Academic Primary Care (APEx)
The Exeter Collaboration for Academic Primary Care (APEx) is a multidisciplinary team within the College of Medicine and Health. We have strong partnerships with schools of primary care across the country, the NHS and NIHR.
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Delivering excellent person-centred care in the South West of England
The mission of the APEx collaboration is to:
- Establish a research focus on the development and delivery of holistic, person-centred care that builds on existing expertise (e.g. health research including established primary care research, genomics, personalised healthcare, precision medicine)
Develop a focused interest in understanding, researching, and exploring new, integrated models of care which cross traditional boundaries of primary, secondary, mental health and social care.
Look at new, innovative ways of delivering high quality integrated care that exploit the potential of technology, a more flexible use of the healthcare workforce and which are able to demonstrate greater cost effectiveness in a testing financial environment.
Establish a continuum of education in primary care from the undergraduate to the postgraduate and the established professional.
Place research and evidence at the heart of primary care education.