Professor Carolyn Chew-Graham

Prof Carolyn Chew-Graham
Chair of SAPC

I am a GP Principal in Central Manchester, Professor of General Practice Research at Keele University, Honorary Professor of Primary Care Mental Health at Midlands Partnership Foundation Trust and Honorary Professor of Primary Care, University of Manchester.

My main areas of interest and expertise include the primary care management of people with anxiety and depression, multimorbidity, unexplained symptoms. I have qualitative research methods expertise, drawing on theories from social sciences and psychology, but always with a focus on clinical practice – trying to answer questions that are important to patients, their families, health care professionals and the NHS.

I am Chair of RCGP Scientific Foundation Board and RCGP ‘Curriculum Advisor, Mental Health’. I currently chair the RCGP ‘Research Paper of the Year’ panel.

I am currently a member of the NICE Clinical Guideline Development Group Depression (update) - work which directly impacts on commissioning decisions and patient care. I am Section Editor of BMC Family Practice and Editor-in-Chief of Health Expectations.

Articles on this site

29 Jun 2020


23 Jun 2020

Click the image below to view Sarah's presentation

The cartoons in the presentation slides are from StoryboardThat.

An introduction by Carolyn Chew-Graham, SAPC Chair and comment from Sarah can be found below

18 Jul 2019

As incoming Chair of SAPC, I would like to reflect on what was a very successful ASM in Exeter. Thank you to Professors John Campbell, Jose Valderas, Willie Hamilton and their organising team for putting on a great event in glorious surroundings – and the sun helped!