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Prioritised research questions 

The IPCRG identified 145 primary care respirsatory research needs in five domains: asthma, allergic rhinitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, tobacco dependence, respiratory infections. We have subsequently prioritised these using an international e-Delphi exercise.

Introduction to the IPCRG's Research Strategy

Original 2010 paper

Prioritised Questions


E-Delphi Abstract 

PCRM online version

Official IPCRG journal 

npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine

Online-only and open access, npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine is the only fully-indexed scientific journal devoted to the management of respiratory diseases in primary care.

More information is available at

Are you a RESEARCH beginner? 

The IPCRG supports new researchers from primary care to develop the skills for respiratory research

Case study from Malaysia 

Developing standards for reporting implementation studies

E-Faculty programme

Expert Research Faculty

Global Health Trials

IPCRG Research Fellow

IPCRG support

Learning on Implementation science

Research Guidance

Writing tips from colleagues in Germany and Netherlands:






IPCRG Unlock 

An international collaboration to develop and share analysis of databases to get the best real-life evidence for COPD and asthma management in primary care


About the IPCRG UNLOCK Group


IPCRG Group password protected area


Unbiased BIOmarkers in PREDiction of respiratory disease outcomes is a 5-year European Commission funded research project to develop a genetic handprint for severe asthma to improve the personalisation of treatment. IPCRG is a dissemination partner 



European Lung Foundation hosted website

IPCRG's Teach the Teacher programme





The IPCRG Research Sub Committee &

the IPCRG Expert Research Faculty

The Research Sub-committee brings together a group of International Primary Care Respiratory Group members who are practising GPs and academics who are dedicated to reviewing and conducting primary care respiratory initiatives.

Research Sub Committee

Do you want support from the IPCRG research subcommitee? Please follow this link for more information 

Link to the Restricted Research Subcommittee Environment (only members)

The Expert Research Faculty consists of international scientific experts who can be consulted for scientific support. 

Expert Research Faculty

Are you a Research Expert? And do you want to support other researchers? Please follow this link for more information and for the Expert Faculty application form 

Link to the Restricted Research Subcommittee Environment (only members)