BCS Primary Health Care Specialist Group is specifically for anyone interested in Health Informatics within Primary Care.

You can join individually or as part of a group of at least five from the same organisation at a reduced rate. Membership is individually based and will transfer with a member should they leave their current employer.

The minimum requirement to access our benefits is Associate BCS Membership.


  • Access to our Online Discussion List
  • Access to our Special Interest Groups
  • Access to our Professional Network of Specialists

As part of BCS The Chartered Institute for IT and members are able to take advantage of member benefits and being part of the professional body for IT with over 70,000 members worldwide.

How to join the BCS PHCSG

BCS Annual membership and subscription fees

Individual applications

Group applications

News and events


Release of BCS PHCSG discussion paper on the future or replacement of MIQUEST once GP systems migrate from Read Code & CTV3 to SNOMED-CT.

Prizes and Awards

The winner of the 2016 John Perry Prize was Dr Neil Paul for work on Apex - a General Practice Business Intelligence Tool

The winner of the 2016 Early Career Award was Dr Nazmul Akunjee for Chronic disease care plans and clinical templates

2016 Highly Commended for the Early Career Award Richard Williams for S.M.A.S.H