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

Sign up for our Discussion List and put a tick in the box beside Health (Primary Health Care) Discussion List.

BCS Annual membership and subscription fees

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News and events


The videos from the highly successful Free Educational Day on 12 October 2018 are now available under the Educational Videos tab

Prizes and Awards

The 2018 winner of the John Perry prize was Dr Raza Toosy for Patient Leaf.

The 2018 winner of the Early Career award was Dr Shamil Haroon for his work on "Information standards for recording alcohol use in electronic health records: findings from a national consultation"