SAPC News & current events

APC making a difference: tackling domestic violence

SAPC champions expertise in education and research driving constant improvement in primary care provision. The impact of our work was celebrated in the latest University Research Excellence review. The IRIS study run by the University of Bristol...

SAPC Hot Topic: Developing primary care educational research

Education and teaching lie at the heart of excellence in primary care. In this Hot Topic piece , Dr Sophie Park and colleagues discuss the importance of educational research in tackling the challenges and opportunities offered by a changing primary...

The importance of Health Literacy in primary care

Health literacy describes the ability to access, understand and use health information, including being able to navigate health services. In this latest SAPC Hot Topic article , Dr Jo Protheroe and Professor Gill Rowlands outline why research in...

Capacity for blue sky research in primary care?

This SAPC Hot Topic article responded to the recent report by Professor Graham Watt calling for greater recognition of the importance of blue sky research in primary care. Joanne Reeve and Christian Mallen discuss the challenges for the APC...

Australian Academic Primary Care careers: a scoping survey

SAPC is part of an international collaboration to enhance capacity for academic primary care. This report describes work undertaken with the Australian Association for Academic Primary Care ( AAAPC ) and the Primary Health Care Research and...

Understanding APC career pathways

This qualitative scoping study exploring career paths of current members of the academic primary care community. The study spoke with staff at various career stages, including people with research and education roles. Both clinicians and Primary...

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