One of Australia's leading healthcare companies, Primary Health Care is synonymous with quality, affordable and accessible healthcare for all Australians. Through an expansive network of multi-disciplinary medical centres, pathology laboratories and diagnostic imaging centres, Primary provides world class facilities and support services to independent general practitioners, radiologists and other healthcare professionals, enabling them to deliver quality care to their patients in partnership with Primary’s pathologists, nurses and other employees. Primary’s ‘medical hub’ model makes healthcare services easily accessible and cost efficient, while supporting the coordination and continuity of quality patient care.
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Key milestones in Primary Health Care's history
Dr Bateman opens Warringah Mall 24 Hour Medical Centre in Brookvale
A day surgery opens in Warringah Mall 24 Hour Medical Centre
Primary’s second Medical Centre opens – Chatswood Medical and Dental
Primary’s third medical centre opens
Primary Health Care is listed on Australian Securities Exchange with a market capitalisation of A$50 million
Primary Health Care acquires Sydney Diagnostic Services – the third largest pathology provider in NSW at the time
First regional centre opens in Dubbo, NSW
First centre outside of NSW opens in Elizabeth, South Australia
Primary acquires the Health Communications Network - a program used by over 60% percent of GP surgeries
Primary acquires Symbion Ltd
Primary and Symbion consolidate to refurbish and upgrade pathology laboratories, imaging sites and equipment
Our 54th large scale medical centre opens
Primary’s first IVF clinic opens in Sydney
Bridge Road Imaging opens in Melbourne
Dean Lewsam appointed CE of Diagnostic Imaging
Kossard Dermatopathology is launched
The opening of a consolidated head office in Sydney
Awarded the diagnostic imaging services contract at Northern Beaches Hospital
Primary IVF opens a third clinic in Brisbane, QLD. Official opening of River City Imaging Centre and Varsity Lakes Imaging Centre
Primary Health Care Institute signs up a record 49 registrars for 2017 semester 1 intake. Wes Lawrence is appointed CE of Pathology.
Health & Co announce foundation partnership with Kerryn Phelps AM. Official opening of Primary Medical Centre Corrimal
Primary signs five-year enterprise-wide RIS deal with Pro Medicus Limited
Announced appointment of Dr Parmenter as MD & CEO commencing in September 2017. Federal Government announces progressive lifting of Medicare rebate freeze. Awarded Health Care Home Trials for 12 clinics
700th IVF baby born
Kawana Medical Imaging Centre opens.
Dr Parmenter commences as MD & CEO of Primary Health Care Limited.
Dr Tim Haggett appointed CE of Medical Centres. First Primary IVF – Brisbane baby born
Primary Medical Centre Craigieburn opens.
Primary acquires Brisbane Private Imaging
Primary Medical Centre Greensborough opens