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Name Professor Alastair Hay
Job title Professor of Primary Care
Department Bristol Medical School (PHS) University of Bristol
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Qualifications MBChB (Sheff), MD(Leic), MRCP, DCH(RCP), MRCGP, DFFP, FHEA
Professional details
Membership of professional bodies As above qualifications.
Website address is: http://www.bris.ac.uk/Depts/PrimaryHealthCare/staff/alastairh.htm
Keywords child
common illnesses
diagnosis
antibiotics
antibiotic resistance
primary health care
Areas of expertise I have two broad research interests relating to primary care:

1)The diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of common problems presenting to primary care, for example acute cough and fever in children.

2) The appropriate use of antibiotics in primary care and the relationship between primary care antibiotics and the development of antimicrobial resistance in the community.