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Two new Special Interest Groups

SAPC has two new SIGs! Cancer and No Health without Mental Health . If you would like to find out more about these SIGs please click on their titles to read more and find out who to contact. The Physical Activity / Excercise as Medicine SIG held its...

SAPC ASM 2018 prizes

Many thanks to co-chairs Professors Steph Taylor and Anita Berlin and Scientific Programme Chair, Dr Deborah Swinglehurst for hosting an excellent SAPC ASM 2018 in London (10-12 July). Congratulations to all our prize winners: NAPCRG/SAPC Senior...

Making a difference

Teaching general practice: Guiding principles for undergraduate general practice curricula in UK medical schools

The Society for Academic Primary Care (SAPC) and the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) have collaborated to produce, for the first time, national guidance on the design and delivery of general practice learning and teaching in UK medical schools. The guidance is based on published evidence and current best practice in UK medical schools and has been refined through consultation with the Heads of Teachers group in SAPC, the Medical Schools Council (MSC), the General Medical Council (GMC) and the MRCGP Curriculum Development Group. It aims to support implementation of the...

Supporting General Practice careers

Professor Val Wass led a recent task force review to examine what could be done to promote GP careers within medical schools. Academic Primary Care, and the Society for Academic Primary Care, are recognised to play a key role in this agenda. This article outlines the key recommendations from the report and the work that SAPC is doing, in conjunction with partners, to address them.