SAPC News & current events

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...

What to do when a journalist calls…

This new workshop at SAPC ASM 2015 led by Jeremy Horwood, SAPC Communications Officer from Centre for Academic Primary Care (CAPC), University of Bristol and Nadya Anscombe, freelance journalist and Communications Officer for CAPC, aimed to provide...

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...

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...

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