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New to General Practice

Help your patients know when to claim online

August 2018. If you claim a Medicare benefit for a patient, remind them they don’t need to submit a claim online to get their benefit. Since Medicare improved its patients’ Medicare online accounts earlier this year, more patients are submitting their claims online. But some patients are claiming benefits for services the practice has already claimed for them. Find out how you can better assist your patients and your practice...

Registration standards FAQ

The NMBA's Registration standard: CPD requires nurses and midwives to complete a minimum number of hours of education. These FAQ's address common queries.

Managing the use of your practice data: General Practice Data Governance Council (RACGP)

The GPDGC supports an appropriate information sharing environment for secondary use of general practice data, in order to improve patient and population health outcomes.

The ninja nurses of primary care

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.

Professional Standards for Nurses

Nurses and midwives must be registered with the NMBA, and meet the NMBA's professional standards in order to practise in Australia. Includes the Code of Ethics for Nurses, and the Code of Professional Conduct.

National Employment Standards

The National Employment Standards determines the absolute minimum standards of pay and conditions for any employee in Australia. Read them here.

Chronic disease management - GP Services

Information on the Chronic Disease Management (CDM) items that are available under Medicare to patients with a chronic medical condition from the Commonwealth Department of Health.

Benefits of having a nurse in your practice

Benefits of having a nurse in your practice

My Nursing Future

My Nursing Future
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