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.
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.
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.
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.
The Practice Incentives Program (PIP) provides funding to eligible general practices to help them with quality improvement activities. Regular updates are posted here.
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.
Find out how these five nurse clinics were set up in these examples
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.
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.