Professor Stephen Campbell (BA (Hons), MA (Econ), PhD Manchester) - personal details
Role: Professor of Primary Care Research
Tel: +44 (0)161 275 7655
Professor Stephen Campbell.
Professor of Primary Care Research
Institute of Population Health- Primary Care.
University of Manchester.
7th Floor: Williamson Building.
Manchester. M13 9PL.
Tel: 00 44 (0)161 275 7655
Professor Stephen Campbell.
Fax: 0161 275 7600
I qualified with a degree in Public Administration from Leicester Polytechnic in Leicester in 1987. I then completed a Masters (MA Econ) course in local government at the University of Manchester in 1990. After working for a health authority I joined the University as a researcher in 1993 as a research associate at the Department of General Practice. In 1996 I moved to the National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, where I was a research fellow and then senior research fellow. I then became a Reader in Pimary Care before becoming a Professor of Primary Care Research. I obtained my PhD from the University of Manchester in 2002 on quality of care in general practice.
I am the course leader for the Primary Health Care Module of the Masters in Public Health/Masters in Research. I am deeply committed to an explicit focus on primary care in the MPH. I am postgraduate research tutor for primary care and the Institute of Population Health
I hold a jointcontract at the Department of General Practice, University of Heidelberg, Germany and have held joint contracts at the University of Nijmegan, Monash University and the Australian National University. I have an honorary contract at the University of Melbourne.
I worked at the National Primary Care Research and Development Centre between 1996 and 2010 and I work currently in the Centre for Primary Care of the Institute of Population Health . My main research interests focus on the quality and safety of primary care and the development and application of quality measures and quality improvement strategies.
Memberships of Committees and Professional Bodies
University Senate and General Assembly
BA (Hons, First), MA (Econ), PhD
I am a health services researcher that has published extensively using a range of HSR methodologies on the quality of care and patient safety in general practice and primary (health) care, the development and application of quality improvement strategies, and the use of quality indicators and the impact of the Quality and Outcomes Framework and other national quality initiatives. This includes two articles in the New England Journal of Medicine and 13 in the British Medical Journal. I helped develop many of the quality indiciators used in the UK Quality and Outcomes Framework and set up and led the external contractor working with the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) to support the ongoing development of indicators for the QOF. I led the development of Practice Accreditation scheme working with the Royal College of General Practitioners. I co-developed the European Practice Assessment accreditation scheme, which has received the 2009 award of the European Health Forum Gastein. This award ('European Oscar for healthcare') is given to major innovations in European healthcare. I am Postgraduate Research Tutor for Primary Care and the Institute of Population Health. I teach Primary Health Care on the Manchester MPH. I hold a join contract at The University of Heidelberg and an honorary contract at the University of Melbourne. I have grant income >£12,500,000. I am Centre Director & Principal Investigator on the £6,3,00,000 Greater Manchester Primary Care Patient Safety Translational Research Centre. I have an H-Index of 40 (all) or 30 (since 2007) and an i10-index of 76 (all) or 66 (since 2007) with >150 papers generating > 5600 citations.
Postgraduate Research Tutor- Primary Care and Institute of Population Health
As of September 2012 there are 63 postgraduate students on my e-prog. This includes 7 PhD students as main or co- supervisor and 13 others as Advisor. For the remainder i am PGRT
Primary health care module on MPH
NIHR National School for Primary Care Research training lead - Manchester
NIHR training lead for NIHR Greater Manchester Primary Care Patient Safety Translational Reseach Centre