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
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
The RCGP Secure Environments Group is committed to healthcare delivery of the highest standards to people in contact with the health and justice system
To provide academic support work to improve the care for people with Learning Disabilities.
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.
Mental Health: person and place
Primary Care Mental Health Research Conference
hursday 21st May 2020, University of York
The first meeting for this SIG was held at the SAPC ASM 2019 at Exeter, in July 2019.
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).
Healthcare which focuses on the whole person and their illness, rather than a disease or condition.
The aim of this SIG is to promote evidence based physical activity interventions in primary care.
The group aims to bring together academics and clinicians working on prescribing and medication optimisation, including related education, to develop research ideas, promote collaboration and support dissemination.
Specific objectives include:
Contact Richard Ma, Imperial
The Sexual and Reproductive Health group aims to promote research excellence and capacity in sexual and reproductive healthcare in primary care.
The inaugural meeting will be held on Wednesday 12th July (11.45-12.45) at the SAPC ASM 2017. We will use this inaugural meeting to discuss future plans for this group.