APNA's definition of primary health care nursing covers health, scope of practice, primary health care, roles and settings. We also explore general practice nursing and Phillips et al. six roles of the general practice nurse.
Barriers & Enablers to Cancer Screening: A Primary Care Perspective - Kathryn Duggan
General Practice plays a key role in Cancer Screening, with endorsement by clinicians increasing participation in screening programs. Research was undertaken to explore clinicians’ attitudes and behaviours to inform the development of targeted strategies to improve cancer screening participation.
Outcomes of the clinician survey validated perceived barriers and enablers to cancer screening by primary care clinicians, identifying a need to improve general practice recall and reminder systems and provide ongoing clinician, patient and community education.