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SAPC members recognised in New Year's Honours List

Many congratulations to our SAPC colleagues recognised in this year’s New Year's Honours List: Professor Dame Louise Robinson Professor Richard Hobbs CBE Professor Willie Hamilton CBE We are very proud of you!

RCGP Discovery Prize

We are delighted that Professor Richard Hobbs, University of Oxford and Director of the NIHR School for Primary Care Research, is the recipient of the 2018 Discovery Prize. This award recognises outstanding research in general practice, which has...

Making a difference

Highlights of 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, we would like to share some of the successes in the academic primary care community over this year. One major piece of work this year has now come to fruition – the GP Scholarship programme. Developed in collaboration with RCGP, this work was launched at the RCGP Conference in November. We hope it will help to support our GP colleagues, develop clinical scholarship across our community and promote the revitalisation of general practice as a career. Two new SIGs were launched this year: Cancer and No Health without Mental Health. Two SIGs that were formed just over a...

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...