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Nursing in general practice: It's a choice

Providing a snap shot of a day in the life' of three nurses across different geographical areas in Queensland this video showcases the diverse role of the general practice nurse.

Practice nursing in Australia

This research paper explores aspects of the recent development of practice nursing in Australia, particularly those relating to government initiatives currently in place.

Improving job retention: The power of mentorship

Mentoring in the workplace delivers myriad benefits for the nursing workforce including job retention, promotion and advancement, higher satisfaction, morale and productivity. Now more than ever, it is considered an essential element in keeping nurses engaged and satisfied throughout their professional journey. Primary Times Autumn 2018 (Volume 18, Issue 1)

Fair Work Commission

Australia's national workplace relations tribunal. Contains the Nursing Award and other workplace awards.

Nurses Award 2010

Latest version of the Nurses Award on the Fair Work Commission website.

News: Primary Times Autumn 2018 issue out now

Have you read the Autumn 2018 issue of Primary Times? Read about what's instore for the Nurseforce for the Future APNA conference in May, where primary health care nurse fit into the Health Care Homes initiative and how effective mentorship can improve job retention for nurses.

Case studies

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

News: The Bega Teen Clinic

6 March 2018. The Bega Teen Clinic is a nurse-led, early intervention model of access to primary health care for teenagers, which sits within existing general practices providing a drop-in service for young people in rural towns and supported by APNA through the Enhanced Nurse Clinics program.

Nurses and future nurses can explore the world of primary health care with MyNursingFuture.com.au

Primary health care offers a diverse, dynamic and fulfilling career with ongoing opportunities to evolve professionally and make a difference to people’s lives. Current nurses can complete the self-assessment and find out where they sit in the Career and Education Framework for Nurses in Primary Health Care and receive a personalised report.

APNA Conference 2018

APNA Conference 2018

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