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.

Career and Education Framework

The Career and Education Framework and Toolkit supports education and career progression and improves employment opportunities, recruitment and retention for nurses in primary health care.

Enhanced Nurse Clinics program

All you need to start your own nurse-led clinic can be found here. Learn about the building blocks, read real-life case studies and access excellent resources.

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.

Practice Incentive Program (PIP)

The Practice Incentives Program (PIP) provides funding to eligible general practices to help them with quality improvement activities. Regular updates are posted here.

Practice Nurse Incentive Program (PNIP) - Creating opportunities

The Practice Nurse Incentive Program (PNIP) is one funding pathway that General Practices may be eligible to use to employ a nurse in their General Practice.

Case studies

Find out how these five nurse clinics were set up in these examples

The essential elements of a nurse clinic: The fundamental of systems and processes

The systems and processes building block describes the fundamental requirements to maximise your clinic’s outcomes focusing on: technical systems, processes to manage patient appointments and reminders and data-management and privacy obligations.

Building blocks – Explaining the essential elements of a nurse clinic

The building blocks are here to help ensure that you’ve considered the most important aspects of creating a nurse clinic. Each building block contains the core components you need to establish a nurse clinic.
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