Does my workplace professional indemnity insurance give me enough protection?

This is the top question that we’re answering on our APNA (Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association) Nurse Support Line during this busy registration and renewal time. And the answer is - POSSIBLY NOT.

Job: Policy and Communications Officer (Maternity Leave position at APNA)

As APNA's Policy and Communications Officer you will coordinate and support policy and advocacy activity across the organisation, including communicating APNA’s positions to members and other stakeholders.

Events Calendar

Register and find out more about APNA's 2018 workshops for nurses in primary health care.

APNA Workforce Survey

APNA has commissioned a national workforce survey annually since 2004, with the aim of equipping nurses working in primary health care with information on the workforce conditions of their profession. Collection of this information helps APNA’s to develop evidence-based policy and programs relating to the primary health care nurse workforce and to advocate for you.

Nurse practitioner Chris Helms receives the Rosemary Bryant Award

Canberra nurse, Chris Helms (PhD in nursing), receives the Rosemary Bryant Award, in recognition of his contribution to the nursing profession.

APNA’s advocacy direction: Join us in making a change

If you’d like to be involved in the development or implementation of the policy and advocacy plan please contact the policy team at policy@apna.asn.au or call (03) 9669 7462. We’d love to hear from you!

News: Improving clinical practice and patient care in nocturnal enuresis

Release of a new report addressing the need for children to have timely access to appropriate healthcare for the management of urinary incontinence1 coincides with today’s launch of the second edition of the Australian Nocturnal Enuresis Resource Kit in the lead up to World Bedwetting Day (Tuesday, May 29, 2018).

Healthy Practices

Do you know what the benefits of having a nurse in your practice are? APNA's Healthy Practices website is for employers, practice managers, GPs and nurses looking for information and resources on employing a nurse – the benefits, financial considerations and more...

Professional indemnity insurance

Professional indemnity insurance for APNA members to 31 March 2019 for $73

What does working as a nurse in refugee health involve?

Working as a nurse in primary health care offers a diverse, dynamic and fulfilling career with opportunities. Find out about working in refugee health and more. Visit MyNursingFuture.com.au

APNA Workforce Survey 2018

Launched at this year's conference, APNA's Workforce Survey 2018 aims to equip nurses working in primary health care with information on the workforce conditions of their profession. APNA also uses this information to help in advocate and represent nurses in primary health care. Take part now!

Framework for registered and enrolled nurses launched

The APNA Career and Education Frameworks for Nurses in Primary Health Care project are the first of their kind in Australia and are now available from My Nursing Future.

Transition to Practice

It’s recognised that the longer a nurse stays with an organisation the more productive they become. Early results of the Transition to Practice Pilot Program Tranche 1 have indicated it has had a positive influence on nurses’ intentions to remain in the nursing workforce.

APNA CPD Portal

Store and retrieve your continuing professional development through a simple and accessible web portal.

Time for a new way of thinking

With four in five Australians having at least one chronic disease, such as diabetes or kidney disease, and an increasingly ageing population, Australia’s traditional approach to health care needs to change.

The essential elements of a nurse clinic: Staffing and HR

Having a strong and effective team ready to take on the challenges of implementing a new model of nurse-led care is an essential part of a nurse clinic. While supporting and sustaining the team can be challenging there are a few things that can help to minimise potential issues.

Primary Times Winter 2018 issue out now

Have you read the Winter issue of Primary Times? This issue covers APNA's most sought-after event of the year Nurseforce for the Future; you can also get to know our award winners; and how to get most out of the nursing workforce.

Make the most of it

Find out how your membership with APNA can help you achieve your professional goals. 

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Enjoy a fulfilling career

APNA will support you throughout your career in primary health care. Find out which membership type suits you.

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