SAPC News & current events


Congratulations to Professors Christine Bond and Sandra Eldridge who lead the SAPC PHoCuS group:

  • Christine Bond has been made a fellow of RCGP.
  • Sandra Eldridge has been awarded an NIHR Senior Investigator award.


Regional meeting reports 2017

Thank you to all our regional meeting hosts for organising these great meetings so far this year

Imperial College for hosting the SAPC SE regional meeting at Madingley Hall in January highlights

University of Oxford for hosting the SW SAPC regional meeting at Oxford in March twitter highlights

SAPC ASM 2017 earlybird deadline 6th May

The peer review process is well underway and all submitting authors will be notified of the outcome before the end of April.

The programme will include dangerous ideas and an educational doctoral research session as well as all the usual workshops, oral presentations, elevator pitches and posters.

The social programme includes the drinks reception and buffet supper at Warwick Arts Centre on Wednesday 12th July, following the 4th Helen Lester Memorial Lecture and the conference dinner at Wroxall Abbey Estate with music and dancing.  

New Chair SAPC Awards Committee

We are delighted to welcome Chris Dowrick as the Chair of SAPC's Awards Committee. Chris is well known to many of us as Professor of Primary Medical Care at the University of Liverpool and for giving a memorable Helen Lester Memorial Lecture at the 2016 ASM in Dublin. 

The Awards Committee oversees four important areas of primary care care activity. 

1. The Yvonne Carter Award for outstanding new researcher (closing date 31 January 2017).