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.
The National Employment Standards determines the absolute minimum standards of pay and conditions for any employee in Australia. Read them here.
A collaborative healthcare approach with nurses at the helm of managing patient care is not a new concept. Yet this alternate model of care is neither well understood nor fully embraced by the primary health sector.
Australia's national workplace relations tribunal. Contains the Nursing Award and other workplace awards.
Working as a nurse in primary health care offers a diverse, dynamic and fulfilling career with opportunities. Find out about working in refugee health and more. Visit MyNursingFuture.com.au
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.
Australia faces a shortfall of 38,000 nurses in the primary health care sector by 2030, if industry stakeholders remain apathetic about workforce retention and recruitment.
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.
APNA has commissioned a national workforce survey annually since 2004, with the aim of equipping nurses working in primary health care with information on the workforce conditions of their profession. Collection of this information helps APNA’s to develop evidence-based policy and programs relating to the primary health care nurse workforce and to advocate for you.