Heather Henry thinks that primary care nurses are the uncelebrated 'ninjas' of their breed. Their invisibility is the thing she is tackling and she says myths have grown up about what they actually do.
An increased prevalence of chronic disease and an ageing population is threatening to challenge the way we deliver healthcare. This study seeks to explore the factors which influence collaboration in this healthcare setting.
Does this sound familiar: A NZD$17m (AUD$16m) deficit, rapidly rising demand, a hospital frequently in gridlock, an ageing workforce, and shortages of staff? This was Canterbury Health System, New Zealand, in 2007.
The presentation will aim to specifically assist nurse practitioners on the best way to assess and manage children as well as consider the most appropriate care for aged-related conditions in geriatric settings.
This session will provide an overview of the changes to these revised standards and guidelines and general update for attendees on relevant policy position of the NMBA with respect to nurses working in primary health care.
Prisoners have higher reported levels of risky behaviours and poorer health. Whilst holding a Men's Health Day is not a new concept in the community, in a prison it was, so there were many unique challenges to overcome.
This presentation will present a mixed methods study which was conducted to examine the impact of nurse-led care in three general practices, in two states of Australia.
In this presentation Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian Melanie McGrice will share the latest evidence and dietary strategies for managing risk factors of the metabolic syndrome.
2016 brings a new challenge to the care and carers of people with diabetes. With ever increasing prevalence of diabetes, general practice will continue to be overburdened with the responsibility of diabetes management.