Academic Head of Department
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Welcome to the Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, one of the leading departments of its kind in the world. As an academic unit within the School of Population Health, situated at the Tamaki Campus in Glen Innes, the department is committed to continually raising standards and achieving excellence in teaching and research at all levels of general practice and primary health care.
The department contributes extensively to both undergraduate and postgraduate primary health care professional education. It also houses the Goodfellow Unit which provides continuing education to general practitioners, nurses and other primary health care professionals. The Research Unit of the Immunisation Advisory Centre also sits within the department. The department has a large staff of academic clinicians, researchers and administrators, and is headed by Professor Felicity Goodyear-Smith.