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...
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.
The Practice Standards are for the benefit of all school nurses and school communities in guiding consistency for competent and safe practice.
The GPDGC supports an appropriate information sharing environment for secondary use of general practice data, in order to improve patient and population health outcomes.
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.
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.
The foundation program is planned to provide an understanding of roles, responsibilities and skills necessary for nurses working in the general practice environment and provide an orientation.
The National Employment Standards determines the absolute minimum standards of pay and conditions for any employee in Australia. Read them here.
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.