To promote research incorporating health behaviour change in primary care.
SAPC hosts and supports a number of Special Interest Groups (SIGs). SIGs are an important part of our work to achieve impact through collaboration
Dr Jo Protheroe, SAPC Treasurer is our SIGs lead. Here she describes how we support our SIGs and how you can get involved.
To find out more about setting up a new SIG, click here
Click on each of the titles below to read more about the SIGs that we currently support
To raise awareness of compassion in health care and its implications for health care education in primary care.
To promote conversation-analytic research within primary care.
This SIG will be relevant to everyone interested in studying, evaluating or modifying communicative behaviours in healthcare settings. Conversation Analysis has successfully been applied to a range of medical settings including GP-patient consultations, telephone medicine, helplines and online communication. We expect our membership to consist of up to thirty clinical and non-clinical researchers to share expertise from multiple disciplines.
To promote research into the prevention, diagnosis and management of the skin problems commonly seen in primary care
The SAPC Education Research Special Interest Group is a community of people whose interests range across teaching and research expertise in primary care.
The genetics group was formed in 2012 to create a forum for sharing information and news in genetics in primary care
To raise the profile of Health Literacy in the UK; and to share skills, ideas and develop new research in the field of HL in the UK and internationally
To provide academic support work to improve the care for people with Learning Disabilities.
To stimulate palliative care research in primary care and to consolidate a sound academic research base for palliative care in the community.
The aim of the group is to discuss and critically reflect on PPI and participatory approaches, develop innovative approaches to increasing stakeholder involvement in Academic Primary Care (APC).