SAPC News & current events

SAPC members recognised in New Year's Honours List

Many congratulations to our SAPC colleagues recognised in this year’s New Year's Honours List: Professor Dame Louise Robinson Professor Richard Hobbs CBE Professor Willie Hamilton CBE We are very proud of you!

RCGP Discovery Prize

We are delighted that Professor Richard Hobbs, University of Oxford and Director of the NIHR School for Primary Care Research, is the recipient of the 2018 Discovery Prize. This award recognises outstanding research in general practice, which has...

Two new Special Interest Groups

SAPC has two new SIGs! Cancer and No Health without Mental Health . If you would like to find out more about these SIGs please click on their titles to read more and find out who to contact. The Physical Activity / Excercise as Medicine SIG held its...

SAPC ASM 2018 prizes

Many thanks to co-chairs Professors Steph Taylor and Anita Berlin and Scientific Programme Chair, Dr Deborah Swinglehurst and everyone on the planning and programme teams for hosting an excellent SAPC ASM 2018 in London (10-12 July). Congratulations...


The SAPC Annual General Meeting was held on Thursday 12th July in London. Thank you to everyone who attended. Venue, papers and details

The SAPC-RCGP GP Scholarship programme

Championing and cultivating the intellectual expertise at the heart of the profession of General Practice #GPwisdom #GPscholarship SAPC, working in partnership with the RCGP , is leading work to raise the profile of, capacity for, and impact of...

SAPC Members on REF 2021 Sub-panel 2.

We are delighted that three SAPC members – Professor Trish Greenhalgh, Oxford; Professor Paul Little, Southampton; and Professor Tim Peters, Bristol – have all been selected to serve on REF Sub-panel 2 (Public Health, Health Services and Primary...

Winner of the Yvonne Carter award announced

Congratulations to Dr Andrew Carson-Stevens, Cardiff University, who is this year's winner of the Yvonne Carter award for outstanding new researcher awarded by RCGP and SAPC. Here is a link to the announcement Andrew is based at Cardiff University...

Awards and prizes deadlines

31st May - RCGP-SAPC Annual elective prize - details (scroll down once on the RCGP page) 31st May - Discovery Prize - details (scroll down once on the RCGP page) Websites for details of prizes: SAPC page RCGP page