SAPC News & current events

WISE GP Interns start work!

Our three new WISE Interns - Dr Emily Lyness (Southampton), Dr Annabelle Machin (Keele), and Dr Johanna Reilly (Edinburgh) started work this month. Welcome to all three!! The internships have been made possible by generous sponsorship from the NIHR...

SAPC members recognised in the 2021 New Year Honours

Prof Roger Jones OBE Prof Roger Jones was appointed OBE in the 2021 New Year Honours, for services to general practice. Prof Phil Heywood MBE Prof Phil Heywood has received an MBE in the 2021 New Year Honours, for services to ‘maternal healthcare...

Winner of SAPC's Principal Investigator Prize 2020

The prize is for the PI who provides exceptional support, leadership and encouragement for their team through the highs and lows of research, careers and life. We received fewer nominations than last year - but all gave inspiring descriptions of...

Winners of SAPC medical student essay and PhD prizes

SAPC is delighted to announce the winners of our career prizes in 2020 Medical Student essay prize Essay subject: "A consultation in primary care that changed my practice" This is the first year we have offered this award. We received 37 excellent...

COVID-19 research update from SAPC members

There have been a number of important contributions from SAPC members to the evidence-base which will support clinicians in their work. Added 4th June 2020: Study by Edge Hill and Keele Universities Children on coronavirus: ‘Don’t just tell us to...

BJGP Life

BJGPLife is the British Journal of General Practice's multimedia communication platform and first choice for comment, opinion, ideas and experience. It is accessible directly from the BJGP website and is an integral and essential part of the BJGP...

Cancellation of ASM 2020

In March we announced the cancellation of our Annual Scientific Meeting in Leeds in July – a decision which had to be made early to prevent financial losses. A big thanks must go to Richard Neal and Suzanne Richards and their team who had spent many...

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