The Wellcome Trust's Medicine in Society Programme aims to support research and activities concerning the social, ethical and public policy implications of modern biomedical science. It will consider research applications from a variety of disciplines, including the social sciences, policy studies, ethics and law. This call for proposals forms part of the Trust's programme to support research into the ethical, legal and public policy implications of advances in biomedicine.
The Trust wishes to encourage proposals for studies of the following specified topics:
Policy considerations of equity and rationality in resource allocation
Administrative implications for health delivery systems
Individual responsibility for health
Shift of resources from primary care and social support to pharmaceutical solutions
Responses of primary care physicians and health service providers