European PRImary care Multi-prOfessional Researcher network (PRIMORE) 

Overall objectives
  • Exchange of research in Europe between the different professional groups and levels of care active in primary care
  • Development of interprofessional research on the organization of primary care with a focus on young researchers from CEE countries
  • Increase of interest and respect for each other’s profession among primary care professionals
  • A growing evidence base for Community Oriented Primary Care (COPC)

All activities do take place in the PIE (Problems, Ideas, Experiences) platform. Are you an EFPC member or do you intend to join the EFPC and do you want to join the PIE platform, please send a message to the EFPC secretariat in order to receive the login details for PIE.

Project leaders: Hilde Elin Haaland Kramer & Diana Castro Sandoval
Research coordinators: Frode F. Jacobsen and Mehmet Akman
Position Paper coordinators:
(A) “Healthy Aging, new concepts at community level”: Frode Jacobsen
(B) “Mental Health” :Jan De Lepeleire
(C) “Organization of Primary Care including practice size, interprofessional collaboration and integration of social and health care”: Mehmet Akman
On-Line platform PIE coordinator: Cagri Kalaca
Training/education coordinator: Reidun Kjome
  • An established and running network which is mature to continue its’ activities based on the input of members and partners from research, policy and practice, as part of the EFPC association
  • Research results are presented at international conferences and (scientific) journals and new interprofessional research projects have started
  • Three position papers have been written and published in Primary Health Care Research & Development
  • The PIE platform is running as the central exchange point for European interprofessional primary care research
  • A) Three webinars, B) two masterclasses, C) one summer-course and D) one final conference have been organized 

Leading organization Centre for Care Research in close collaboration with EFPC and the NORCE Norwegian Research Centre.

PRIMORE has started in autumn 2018 and will run for three years based on a funding from the Norwegian Research Council.