Professor Robbie Foy

Professor Robbie Foy

Professor of Primary Care

+44 (0) 113 343 4879

Summary: Robbie is Professor of Primary Care and a General Practitioner in inner-city Leeds

Location: G.14, Charles Thackrah Building

Overview

Robbie is Professor of Primary Care at the Leeds Institute of Health Sciences and a General Practitioner in inner-city Leeds.

His field of work, implementation research, aims to inform policy decisions about how best to use resources to improve the uptake of research findings by evaluating approaches to change professional and organisational behaviour.

He was formerly a Clinical Senior Lecturer (Newcastle University) and an MRC Training Fellow in health services research (Universities of Edinburgh and Aberdeen). He also trained as a public health physician.

He was a 2006–7 Harkness/Health Foundation Fellow in Health Care Policy, based jointly between the Veteran’s Administration and RAND in Los Angeles.

He is Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the open access journal, Implementation Science, and a member of the NICE Implementation Strategy Group.