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Who are we?

SAPC is a member organisation of around 700 people. Around half are primary care clinicians, mainly academic GPs; half are Primary Healthcare Scientists, academics with non-clinical primary care expertise. Together we work to drive improvements in primary care provision through excellence in education and research.

 Find out more about our support for Primary  Healthcare Scientist and academic GP members

What we do

SAPC has a number of working groups supporting the needs of our members and the organisation

PHoCuS works to support the needs of our Primary Healthcare Scientists.

The Early Career Academics group focuses on the needs of both clinicians and PHoCuS members at the predoctoral or early postdoctoral stages of their career.

The Academic GP group works closely with the Royal College of GPs (RCGP) to understand and support the needs of GPs with academic roles.

The HOTS (Heads of Teaching) group brings together teaching leads from UK medical schools to support shared innovation and learning.

The HODS group brings together the Heads of Departments of academic primary care groups at Universities around the UK.

SAPC Executive consists of elected and co-opted members who provide strategic and executive leadership for the activities of the organisaton

The APOSTLE (Academic Primary care STrategic LEadership) working group is a collaboration between SAPC, RCGP, the  NIHR SPCR and the CRN which comes together to respond to specific primary care and academic primary care policy issues.

These groups all work to support our 3 key  goals to raise the profile of APC; build and support a sustainable workforce; and optimise the impact of our work through collaboration.

What do you want to know?

Some common questions that people search for are included here. If you’re still struggling to find what you want to know, you can contact us by emailing Sue.