• Linked Applications

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

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.

npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine home page   

Article Processing Charges (Effective from March 2017: APCs for orgininal £1,840, and £750 for other types.   Waivers for HINARI countries, and discounted rates for IPCRG members - contact businessmanager@theipcrg.org for more information)


Guide for authors

Archive of Primary Care Respiratory Journal  

Getting published in the journal - tips

Getting published in the journal - slides

 Common research methods in primary care and key components of successful grant applications

Translations of key articles: Chinese

Translations of key articles: Spanish

Translations of key articles: Brazilian Portuguese/Portuguese

Translations of key articles: French

Translations of key articles: Greek

Translations of key articles: Italian




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 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.


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


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