SAPC News & current events

SAPC Hot Topic: reflections on the 2011 ASM

Here , primary care academics reflect on moments from the 2011 SAPC Conference which made them “stop and think” – in ways in which the conference showcased SAPC goal to advance primary care through education and research. Attendees highlighted the...

Getting on in academic primary care

At the 2015 Annual Conference, we launched a new series of SAPC preconference career workshops - offering practical support for the challenges of our daily work. We ran two workshops this year: 'Getting on in academic primary care' was co-hosted by...

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...

Dangerous Ideas Soapbox winner 2014

Resistant superbugs and the potential of the microbiome Our 2014 soapbox winners proposed that we address the global threat of antibiotic resistance with the Krapsule!

Yvonne Carter Award 2016 now open for applications

An annual award of £1000 is offered to support the international development of promising researchers in primary care. It is intended to enable the award winner to have the opportunity to develop international networks and partnerships by meeting...

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...

SAPC announces our new Chair for 2016-2019

SAPC is delighted to announce that our new Chair from July 2016 will be Professor Kate O’Donnell. Kate is Professor of Primary Care Research & Development in Glasgow. She leads research in to the organisation and delivery of primary care,...

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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