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Supportive care, Early Diagnosis and Advanced Disease (SEDA) Conference at Hull York Medical School - 27th Sept 2017

There are still places available for the 2017 SEDA conference - a full-day event dedicated to exploring the leading palliative and supportive care research carried out by the SEDA group at the Hull York Medical School.

The event is open to researchers clinicians and PhD students with interests in long term conditions, palliative and supportive care; and/or research methodologies including casemix analysis, complex intervention development and evaluation, needs assessment and PROM development

The event is free to attend, lunch is included. To register, click here

Australian J of Primary Health special edition on Opportunities and Challenges of Primary Care reform: invitation to submit an article

Staying True: Navigating the Opportunities and Challenges of Primary Health Care Reform

The Australian Journal of Primary Health invites submissions of papers for publication in a special Issue in 2018 exploring the potential and the problems posed by PHC reform as an international movement to deliver better health outcomes. The edition marks the ten year anniversary of the World Health Organisation report, Primary Health Care - Now More Than Ever.

Submission deadline is October 30 2017.

The Special Issue will be published mid-2018 but papers will become available ‘Online Early’ immediately following acceptance and production. Articles may be up to 3000 words. Full details of the submission and peer review process are available on the Journal website. For further information, please contact Virginia Lewis.

Making a difference

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 conjunctin 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.