Prof Carolyn Chew-Graham

SAPC Chair

Carolyn Chew-Graham is a GP Principal in Central Manchester, Professor of General Practice Research at Keele University, and Honorary Professor of Primary Care Mental Health at South Staffs and Shropshire Foundation Trust.

Her main areas of interest and expertise include the management of patients with depression, multi-morbidity and unexplained symptoms.

She has qualitative research methods expertise, drawing on theories from both social sciences and psychology, but always with a focus on clinical practice.

She is the Royal College of General Practitioners ‘Curriculum Advisor, Mental Health’, on a number of National Institute for Health Research funding panels, and currently a member of the NICE Clinical Guideline Groups Depression (update) and Multi-morbidity - work which directly impacts on commissioning decisions and patient care.

Carolyn says "most importantly, I am a wife and mother".

Oxford 2015 - Plenary Lecture


Articles on this site

24 Jun 2022

13.00-13.50 Wednesday 6th July 2022, Harrington Building Lecture Theatre, Victoria Road, Preston PR1 .

Papers for SAPC AGM 2022 can be downloaded below.  Printed copies will be available at the AGM.


Paper A draft minutes of AGM 1st July 2021 (virtual)

Paper B Officers' report

04 Apr 2022

Want to be part of a vibrant dynamic crew supporting, shaping and championing the field of academic primary care?

There are a number of upcoming changes in the SAPC Executive team, SAPC Executive, which means that we are advertising for a number of roles.

Rupert Payne, currently a general member of the executive, who will become co-chair at the AGM on 6th July along with Duncan Shrewsbury.

26 Feb 2020

In 2020, we will be holding an election (link to constitution) for two places on SAPC Executive, to serve from July 2020-2023.

The Executive team lead the work of SAPC to raise the profile of Academic Primary Care, build a vibrant workforce by helping people Get In and Get On in APC, and enhance the impact of our work through supporting collaborations.