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A periodic look into what the team at SAPC is upto.

Reflections from the not-so-grim North

Around a year ago, I wrote some reflections on my experience of the SAPC Annual Scientific Meeting. From my somewhat damp basement. It was something I really enjoyed, and a testament to the huge amount of hard work put in to organising it by colleagues in Leeds. This year, the conference was also in the North of England – this time in Preston. But more importantly – in real life.

AI in primary care: linking clinical and data science academics

Hello, I am Eduard, a clinical academic and GP in Liverpool with a cardiology background interest in ageing, multimorbidity and frailty. I believe that artificial intelligence (AI) has huge potential for supporting primary care. I keep waiting but have also worked with data scientists designing a number of research projects. This has changed my simplistic perception of this field and made me reflect on how to work better together.

Greener Healthcare: a golden opportunity for primary care

11th March 2022

Hi! I’m Aarti. I work as a GP in Sheffield and four years ago I founded Greener Practice, the UK’s primary care sustainability network. I have 12 years’ experience working as a clinical academic and a few months ago I was appointed to work a day a week as Humber Coast and Vale ICS’s Net Zero NHS clinical lead.

Reflections on the Student Symposium for Research in General Practice 2021

On Saturday 18th September 2021, I attended the Student Symposium for Research in General Practice (SSRGP), a virtual conference organised by students, for students, in support by the Society for Academic Primary Care (SAPC) and the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP). The day was designed to be an introduction to the world of research and academia in general practice and to help break down barriers for students to enable them to get involved in research.