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.
Review your scope of practice, explore how you may be able to further utilise your skills, develop new competencies and provide additional services to your clients or patients by expanding your practice. Primary Times: Spring 2012.
CoNNMO is made up of more than 53 national nursing and midwifery organisations in an alliance to work collectively to advance the nursing and midwifery profession to improve health care.
The updated MBS flipchart (April 2013) provides relevant information to Victorian primary healthcare agencies looking to build or extend; service models that incorporate Medicare; Benefits Schedule (MBS) items.
Information about primary health care from the Primary Health Care Research and Information Service. Includes definition of primary health care, importance from a research perspective, a brief commentary and link to a video aimed at consumers; policy makers, health managers, health professionals and researchers.
The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) provides guidance to nurses and midwives by publishing a range of professional codes and guidelines.
Detailed information on the PNIP can be found on the Medicare Australia website
Virtual Medical Centre is an Australian information portal for medical information written by health professionals based on Australian guidelines.
This presentation will be an opportunity to find out more about APNA's Commonwealth funded Nursing in Primary Health Care programme which aims to support the recruitment and retention of Primary Health Care Nurses.