Our Blog

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

Reflections at a challenging time…..

I’m sure we’ll agree that it is a strange time for all of us.

Last week was ‘Mental Health Awareness week’ and members of the MH Special Interest group  would have been attending the Primary Care Mental Health conference at the University of York on 21st May. You can find the submitted abstracts on the SAPC website 

A Primary Care Scientist’s view of 2020

I have sat on the SAPC executive for 4 years now, and I have the honour of being the joint lead Primary
Health Care Scientists (PHoCuS) with Dr Julia Hiscock, University of Bangor. Primary Care Scientist is a
catchall term for the >50% of the Academic Primary Care (APC) workforce who are not general
practitioners. This group includes academics involved in both education and research. We are diverse,
with different professional backgrounds e.g. allied health professionals and nursing, social sciences

What can SAPC do for you – and what can you do with SAPC?

To launch our new SAPC blog, I thought I would reflect on a keynote lecture I recently gave at one of the society’s regional meetings (SAPC North) in my capacity as the Chair of SAPC. Within this talk, I aimed to describe the breadth of work SAPC does and the support our society offers – SAPC is so much more than just the Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM).