Past Special Interest Groups

Caldicott 2 review
31 May-1 June 2013, Greyhound & Coaching Inn, Lutterworth, Leics
The aim of the meeting was to look at what the Caldicott 2 review means for information governance in primary care.

Patient Records Access and Digital Services
8-9 March 2013, Adelphi Hotel, Liverpool L3 5UL
As one of the informal series of BCS PHCSG Clinical Computing Specialist Interest Group meetings, eight people met to review the RCGP “Patient Online - The Roadmap”, the College’s recommended path to patient Access to Records. This paper records the outcome of those discussions, with recommendations where appropriate.

Data and Information Quality; an initiative from the Information Centre
8-9 June 2012, The Greyhound Coaching Inn, Lutterworth, Leics LE17 4EJ

GP2GP where next?
20-21 January 2012, The Globe, Topsham

My Medication Record
2-3 September 2011, Stonecross Manor Hotel, Cumbria

‘Hack Day’
10 June, London
Following the last meeting to look at developing some of the ideas discussed.

Social Media and Networking
15-16 April 2011, The Priest House Hotel, Castle Donington
The meeting looked at the use of social media and networking, and how it can help the Group and the wider application in healthcare.

Primary Health Care Specialist Group - looking to the future
28-29 January 2011, Colwall Park Hotel, Malvern, Worcestershire WR13 6QG

Introducing SNOMED-CT into Primary Care
27 January 2004
The intention to replace Read Code and CTV3 with SNOMED-CT was declared in the early 2000s. The PHCSG discussed this in 2004, outlining some of the dificulties and considerations involved. Read Code and CTV3 are no longer being updated with new Codes - and all GP systems should be using SNOMED-CT by 2018.
CLICSIG 27 11 04 Snomed-CT Final (PDF)

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"