A summary of previous work undertaken by the Association of University Departments of General Practice in 1993.
SAPC champions excellent academic primary care at the heart of constant improvement in primary care provision. We support your work and your career through improving public, political and professional understanding of why what we do matters.
Our unique discipline brings together teachers, researchers, and practitioners from a range of disciplinary backgrounds to promote excellence in the development, delivery and evaluation of primary care policy and practice.
Basic research in primary care develops the conceptual understanding of the content processes organisation and outcomes of primary care. Professor Watt's report describes why it matters. SAPC response describes the challenges for the APC community to make it happen.
Surprising facts about academic primary care. Read on...
Four short films from past and present executive members on what they do and why they think its worth it
As part of its strategic goal to enhance impact through collaborative action, SAPC supports a number of Special Interest Groups. This page tells you more about SIGs and how to apply to set up a new SIG.
The role of SAPC Ambassador is a new role we are developing for 2016 to give SAPC members opportunities to join us in our work and so develop new skills and experiences that support their own career development.
At a time of significant change and challenge in the world of primary care, we need critical creative ideas to help find solutions. SAPC has recognised the need to expand the capacity for blue sky thinking and basic research in primary care. Conferences offer a key opportunity to bring people together – to create a ‘festival for ideas’, stimulating new conversations and new thoughts as well as critiques of existing ideas. So in 2012, SAPC launched its Dangerous Ideas Soapbox - drawing inspiration from the model started at the Sydney Opera House and St James Ethics Centre which brings speakers...
Strong primary care delivers better outcomes at lower cost with greater equity. Academic Primary Care underpins the sustained delivery and improvement of primary care. We need strong Academic Primary Care, Now More Than Ever.