Nursing Tools

Practice Incentive Program (PIP)

The Practice Incentives Program (PIP) provides funding to eligible general practices to help them with quality improvement activities. Regular updates are posted here.

Case studies

Find out how these five nurse clinics were set up in these examples

Nurse Clinics

All you need to start your own nurse-led clinic can be found here. Learn about the building blocks, read real-life case studies and access excellent resources.

Transition to Practice

It’s recognised that the longer a nurse stays with an organisation the more productive they become. Help nurses to flourish - apply for APNA's Transition to Practice Program today

Patient engagement

Patient engagement on your nurse clinic is about designing effective patient pathways and flow. This includes defining patient criteria, referrals, assessment, care plan and coordination, information provision and more...

The essential elements of a nurse clinic: The fundamental of systems and processes

The systems and processes building block describes the fundamental requirements to maximise your clinic’s outcomes focusing on: technical systems, processes to manage patient appointments and reminders and data-management and privacy obligations.

Building blocks – Explaining the essential elements of a nurse clinic

The building blocks are here to help ensure that you’ve considered the most important aspects of creating a nurse clinic. Each building block contains the core components you need to establish a nurse clinic.

Career and Education Framework

The Career and Education Framework and Toolkit supports education and career progression and improves employment opportunities, recruitment and retention for nurses in primary health care.

The essential elements of a nurse clinic: Staffing and HR

Having a strong and effective team ready to take on the challenges of implementing a new model of nurse-led care is an essential part of a nurse clinic. While supporting and sustaining the team can be challenging there are a few things that can help to minimise potential issues.
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