Journal of Primary Health Care Journal of Primary Health Care Society
Journal of The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners

Open Access

The Journal of Primary Health Care (JPHC) is a fully open access journal. All articles:

  • may be viewed immediately after publication by anyone with an internet connection anywhere in the world without the need for a subscription
  • may be uploaded to any personal, institutional or public repository subject to acknowledgement of the author and journal in accordance with a CC-BY-NC-ND licence (see below)
  • may be downloaded, shared, copied, or redistributed in any medium or format provided the terms of the appropriate Creative Commons license are followed.

Open Access Licence

Articles are published under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 (CC-BY-NC-ND) licence ( Under this licence, readers can share, redistribute and reuse the article without permission as long as it is not done for commercial purposes and as long as the article is not changed. Those wanting to make derivatives or use content commercially can contact us to discuss your needs. When sharing or reusing any article, attribution must be given to the original source. Alternative Creative Commons licences are available on request.

Costs of Publishing

There are currently no article processing charges (APC), nor subscription, submission or page charges for the JPHC.