APNA Workforce Survey 2018

Launched at this year's conference, APNA's Workforce Survey 2018 aims to equip nurses working in primary health care with information on the workforce conditions of their profession. APNA also uses this information to help in advocate and represent nurses in primary health care. Take part now!

Healthy Practices

Do you know what the benefits of having a nurse in your practice are? APNA's Healthy Practices website is for employers, practice managers, GPs and nurses looking for information and resources on employing a nurse – the benefits, financial considerations and more...

Primary Times Winter 2018 issue out now

Have you read the Winter issue of Primary Times? This issue covers APNA's most sought-after event of the year Nurseforce for the Future; you can also get to know our award winners; and how to get most out of the nursing workforce.

Would you like to work with APNA? Our Program Manager position is available

To be considered for this position please email your CV with a supporting statement demonstrating how you meet the selection criteria to admin@apna.asn.au.

Framework for registered and enrolled nurses launched

The APNA Career and Education Frameworks for Nurses in Primary Health Care project are the first of their kind in Australia and are now available from My Nursing Future.

Improved access for veterans to mental health care

From mid-2018, eligible Australian Defence Force members transitioning from defence will automatically receive a DVA White Card to access DVA-funded mental health care from general practitioners, psychologists, psychiatrists or other health providers. Read more...

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...

APNA’s advocacy direction: Join us in making a change

APNA is an influential advocate and is the sole advocate for the primary health care nursing profession. Our advocacy work ensures nurses working in primary health care are recognised, professional and empowered. Find out how to get involved.


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Join the Big Red Kidney Walk 2018

Over 1.7 million people are living with kidney disease across Australia right now. Kidney Health Australia exists to help improve and extend as many lives affected by this terrible disease as possible. Join in now in your state and help raise funds this September.

Events Calendar

Register and find out more about APNA's 2018 workshops for nurses in primary health care.

My Health Record update: Legislation changes

Last week the Hon Greg Hunt MP, Minister for Health, announced legislative changes to the My Health Record to strengthen privacy provisions under the My Health Record Act.

Championing Change

Seqirus Australia announces the recipients of the 2018-2019 ‘Championing Change’ Innovation Practice Nurse Grants. 

Transition to Practice

It’s recognised that the longer a nurse stays with an organisation the more productive they become. Early results of the Transition to Practice Pilot Program Tranche 1 have indicated it has had a positive influence on nurses’ intentions to remain in the nursing workforce.

New Primary Care Toolkit fact sheets - Palliative and advanced care

Created by the Australian Healthcare and Hospital Association the End of Life Directions for Aged Care Primary Care Toolkit now contains new factsheets for primary health care providers in addition to the existing resources. Find out more...

Professional indemnity insurance

Professional indemnity insurance for APNA members to 31 March 2019 for $73

Enjoy a fulfilling career

APNA will support you throughout your career in primary health care. Find out which membership type suits you.

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Make the most of it

Find out how your membership with APNA can help you achieve your professional goals. 

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