Every day around 60% of primary health care nurses provide an immunisation, and a further 18% immunise at least weekly.
The ballot for the APNA Board is now open. This year there are six nominees for one nurse member vacancy on the APNA Board.
Our main story features the results of the APNA Workforce Survey 2018, which offers an indication of the average pay and working conditions of primary health care nurses working in Australia.
APNA welcomes the return of Dr Tony Hobbs to its Board. Dr Hobbs, who served on the APNA Board in 2011 and 2012, brings significant expertise in general practice administration, Australian health policy, and corporate governance.
What to look out for? Workshops, concurrent and abstract sessions exploring the themes of: innovative and replicable models of care, quality improvement in practice, workforce capacity building, proficient health care across the ages, recognising and understanding the roles of nurses in primary health care, relevant policy issues
APNA has appointed board member Ken Griffin as Chief Executive Officer.