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Who we are

The Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity (CPHCE) is a university research centre located within the Faculty of Medicine, University of NSW. We are closely associated with the School of Public Health and Community Medicine at the University of New South Wales, and have long term partnerships with health services, particularly in south western, south eastern and central Sydney. 

What we do

We conduct research, evaluation and development that strengthen primary health care and address health inequities, with the aim of contributing to better, fairer health in the community. We address current issues in policy and practice, and work with health and related services to implement our findings. Our work is rigorous, collaborative and is based on more than fifteen years’ experience as a research group. 

Latest News

Appointment of CHETRE Director

28 August 2015

We are pleased to announce that an appointment has been made to the position of CHETRE Director. 

2015 CPHCE Forum

2015 CPHCE Forum

17 August 2015

Thank you so much for joining us at the 2015 CPHCE Annual Forum on Friday 14th August. More than 100 guests turned up to share our work, thoughts and achievements.

More work needed to help GPs educate patients about healthy choices

More work needed to help GPs educate patients about healthy choices

7 July 2015

Are GPs getting enough information and education for overweight or obese patients? Professor Mark Harris, director of  the Centre for Obesity Management and Prevention Research Excellence in Primary Health Care (COMPaRE-PHC) joined  joined the discussion at the "Think: Health" on 2SER on 5th July.