Become a doctor with primary health care. Find out more

Featured Article

Case Files: Getting Enough Calcium and the Risk of Osteoporosis

Read more

Primary Health Care opened its doors in 1985 with the aim of delivering affordable, accessible healthcare to all Australians.

Primary offers:

  • 72 medical centres across the country
  • More than 1000 GPs
  • Over 2,200 pathology sites
  • 11,000 staff
  • 138 diagnostic imaging sites

Primary Health Care opened its doors in 1985 with the aim of delivering affordable, accessible healthcare to all Australians.

Primary offers:

  • 72 medical centres across the country
  • More than 1000 GPs
  • Over 2,200 pathology sites
  • 11,000 staff
  • 138 diagnostic imaging sites

Primary Health Care provides approximately 7% of total GP care and around 20% of all after-hours GP care in Australia.

Here are a few more numbers about our patients:

  • We provide approximately 8 million GP consultations per year.
  • 1 in 3 pathology samples are tested in our laboratories.
  • Our diagnostic imaging sites perform 3 million examinations every year.
  • Our average consultation time is 14 minutes per patient, in line with the national average.
  • Our average return visit rate is 18 visits.

Primary Health Care has created a unique Medical Home approach that provides a holistic array of medical services to satisfy the needs of our patients.

Primary also sets itself apart by offering:

  • Medical Centres that are open 365 days year, including public holidays.
  • Extended hours of operation for before or after work visits.
  • Easily accessible care with no need for appointments
  • Bulk billing for affordable care.
  • Onsite radiology, pathology and pharmacy to make life easier for you

Primary’s Medical Centres are an inviting place for people needing treatment as well as an unrivaled place to work for medical professionals.

The Centre’s offer:

  • Well maintained consultation rooms.
  • Ongoing operational and business development support, so that GPs can focus on patient care.
  • State-of-the-art treatment rooms.
  • Continuous support from nursing, allied health and other staff.

Find your path

Register here if you are studying medicine, working as an intern or currently registered in Australian General Practice Training (AGPT) and want support from Primary Health Care in becoming a GP.

Job Application form

Get your access today.

Sign up to get immediate access to this course plus thousands more you can watch anytime, anywhere.