Primary Care Workforce

Session seven of our ten-part seminar series “Primary Health Care: The heart of every health system” that is running once a month throughout the 2022/23 academic year.  

PHC workforce

The seminar series provides an overview of the key functions and features of PHC; its potential in achieving universal health coverage and its role in global health. Seminars are led by speakers working in a range of settings. 

Learn more about the rest of the events in this series. 

In this session we look at the training, recruitment, retention and regulation of the primary care service delivery workforce.


Luisa Pettigrew, LSHTM

Luisa Pettigrew, LSHTM is a GP and currently researches the role of inspections in general practice and their impact on quality. 

Eimhin Ansbro, LSHTM

Eimhin Ansbro, LSHTM is a GP and works on primary care strengthening and streamlining of noncommunicable disease care in humanitarian settings

Shabir Moosa, Wits University

Shabir Moosa, Wits University is a Professor of Family Medicine with a history of general practice, community and political activism in rural Kwa-Zulu Natal and Eastern Cape Provinces.  

Valerie Wass

Valerie Wass is Professor of Medical Education in Primary Care at The School of Medicine, Aberdeen University and Emeritus Professor of Medical Education in the Faculty of Health at Keele. 

This session will be chaired by Luke Allen  

Please note that this session is online.


Free and open to all, follow the webinar link. No registration required. A recording of this session will be available after the event on this page.