See how nurses are taking the lead in patient care with nurse clinics – a patient-focused model for the delivery of health care in Australia.
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.
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.
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.
Find out how these five nurse clinics were set up in these examples
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.