Dr Andrew Knight
Conjoint Senior Lecturer

Dr Andrew Knight


MMedSci(clinepid) University of Newcastle 2004


FAICD 2012

Medicine & Health
School of Population Health

Andrew Knight is a senior staff specialist in general practice at the Primary and Integrated Care Unit of the South Western Sydney Local Health District.  He is a conjoint senior lecturer in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of NSW and Western Sydney University.   

Dr Knight combines deep experience as a clinical general practitioner with skills in education, governance, research and quality improvement.  He was the foundation director of training for WentWest, a regional general practice training provider.  He has served as director and chair of the Blue Mountains Division of General Practice, the Nepean Blue Mountains Primary Health Network and NPS MedicineWise.  Between 2004 and 2014 he was clinical advisor to the Australian Primary Care Collaboratives program, a large quality improvement initiative, which worked with over 2000 Australian general practices to improve care.  His research interests have focused on quality improvement in general practice which is the subject of his recently submitted PhD thesis by publication.  He has also published on the role of general practitioners in caring for people with rare diseases.

Primary and Integrated Care Unit (PaICU) South Western Sydney Local Health District c/o Primary Care Clinic, PO Box 215 Villawood NSW 2163
  • Journal articles | 2022
    Tu Q; Hyun K; Hafiz N; Knight A; Hespe C; Chow CK; Briffa T; Gallagher R; Reid CM; Hare DL; Zwar N; Woodward M; Jan S; Atkins ER; Laba TL; Halcomb E; Usherwood T; Billot L; Redfern J, 2022, 'Age-Related Variation in the Provision of Primary Care Services and Medication Prescriptions for Patients with Cardiovascular Disease', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph191710761

2002 GP Leaders Award National Institute of Clinical Studies

2012 Best Tutor Fairfield Hospital 

2015 SWSLHD Quality Award for Integration

2016 Best Tutor Fairfield Hospital