SAPC News & current events

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

Journal of Comorbidity now indexed in PubMed Central

SAPC is pleased to share the news that the Journal of Comorbidity (JOC) is now indexed in PubMed Central (PMC), the US National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM) full-text, journal article repository. All of the journal’s...

New PHoCuS leads from January 2018

SAPC are delighted to announce that we have two new PHoCuS Leads – Professor Suzanne Richards and Dr Julia Hiscock . In January both are taking over from Professors Christine Bond and Sandra Eldridge , who have decided to stand down as our PHoCuS...

Australian J of Primary Health special edition on Opportunities and Challenges of Primary Care reform: invitation to submit an article

Staying True: Navigating the Opportunities and Challenges of Primary Health Care Reform The Australian Journal of Primary Health invites submissions of papers for publication in a special Issue in 2018 exploring the potential and the problems posed by PHC reform as an international movement to deliver better health outcomes. The edition marks the ten year anniversary of the World Health Organisation report , Primary Health Care - Now More Than Ever. Submission deadline is October 30 2017. The Special Issue will be published mid-2018 but papers will become available ‘Online Early’ immediately following acceptance and production. Articles may be up to 3000 words. Full details of the submission and peer review process are available on the Journal website . For further information, please contact Virginia Lewis .