Mental health - "No health without mental health"

If you wish to be added to the Google group for this SIG to receive updates please email Nancy Horlick (Bristol) to ask to be added.

Virtual meeting on Mental Health Awareness Day - 9th October 2020

We are planning a virtual meeting from 2pm to 3pm on 9th October.  More details will be added here soon.

20 places will be available.

2020 conference:

Mental Health: person and place

Primary Care Mental Health Research Conference
was to be held Thursday 21st May 2020, University of York

Collection of abstractsPrimary Care Mental Health Research Conference 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic this meeting has been cancelled.


2019 SIG meeting

The first meeting for this SIG was held at the SAPC ASM 2019 at Exeter, in July 2019. 

The SIG co-hosted a meeting at Keele on 19th March 2019 "A person-centred approach to physical-mental multimorbidity"


This group aims to bring together researchers working in the field of primary care mental health to:

  • Ensure that mental health is considered in all research – not as a separate condition
  • Develop collaborative grant applications
  • Consider methodologies in mental health research
  • Exchange information about relevant grant funding, clinical guidance and policies.

To develop:

A forum within which mental health research can be discussed, and researchers working in the field can meet

Collaborative grant applications

Closer working with third sector services



Carolyn Chew-Graham

Katrina Turner