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Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice

Welcome to the Primary Health Care and General Practice Department.

Within the undergraduate medical curriculum, we provide community-based learning programmes and co-ordinate ethics and professional development teaching.

  • Our interdisciplinary research activity informs practitioners and consumers, patients and policy makers about many aspects of health and primary health care. Our research strengths are in women's health, mental health, communication in health care and health services research - with a focus on primary health care.
  • Our interprofessional postgraduate courses for health professionals, foster research-informed excellence and innovation in the health sector.



Contact details

Department of Primary Health Care & General Practice
University of Otago, Wellington
PO Box 7343
23A Mein Street
Wellington South
New Zealand
Tel     64 04 385 5995
Fax    64 04 385 5539
Email  primarycare.wsmhs@otago.ac.nz