The Society for Academic Primary Care

Championing expertise in Academic Primary Care and Driving Improvements in Primary Care provision

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Learn to Discover - event

Learn to Discover (L2D) cordially invites you to join us for a unique live event on May 8th at 14:00 (BST) at the RADA Studio Theatre, in Central London. Coding the Future will showcase the breadth and scope of the Learn to Discover project - an...

Stoma Support Study

The Stoma Support Study was carried out at Keele University and funded by the NIHR School for Primary Care Research (SPCR). Researchers collaborated with young people who have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and a stoma, and a multidisciplinary...

John Fry award

Congratulations to Dr Clare Taylor who received the John Fry award on 17th November at RCGP. The John Fry Award is presented to a Member or Fellow of the College who has promoted the discipline of general practice through research and scholarship...

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.

Academic Primary Care - Now More Than Ever

Strong primary care delivers better outcomes at lower cost with greater equity. Academic Primary Care underpins the sustained delivery and improvement of primary care. We need strong Academic Primary Care, Now More Than Ever.