Professional indemnity insurance

Professional indemnity insurance for APNA members to 31 March 2019 for $110

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.

Events Calendar

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

News: Championing Change

12 May 2018. Seqirus Australia is proud to announce that applications are now open for the inaugural 2018/2019 ‘Championing Change’ Innovation Practice Nurse Grants! The grants recognise and support practice nurses demonstrating innovation in adult immunisation. Click to learn more!

APNA Conference 2018: Interviews from Croakey with presenters

Did you catch these interviews with Sue McInnes, Christine Ashley and Liz Halcomb in this week's APNA Connect? Hear them talking to Croakey at the APNA Conference about mental illness, lifestyle risk prevention and workforce issues.

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.

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...

Beware of making assumptions: Interview with Caroline Gibson on working with dementia

In an interview with Caroline Gibson (a finalist for APNA's Graduate Nurse of the Year 2018) Marie McInerney from Croakey covers one of APNA’s enhanced nurse clinics, the Memory Health Support Service nurse clinic at Ballarat Community Health.

What does working as a nurse in refugee health involve?

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

Men's Health Week 2018

Men's Health Week 2018 encourages men to start a conversation about their health and wellbeing with someone they trust. As nurses you can also support your male patients by encouraging them to stay informed, and to see their health professional if they notice changes in their health. Find resources to help your patients from Andrology Australia.

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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Does my workplace professional indemnity insurance give me enough protection?

This is the top question that we’re answering on our APNA (Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association) Nurse Support Line during this busy registration and renewal time. And the answer is - POSSIBLY NOT.

News: Improving clinical practice and patient care in nocturnal enuresis

Release of a new report addressing the need for children to have timely access to appropriate healthcare for the management of urinary incontinence1 coincides with today’s launch of the second edition of the Australian Nocturnal Enuresis Resource Kit in the lead up to World Bedwetting Day (Tuesday, May 29, 2018).

APNA Workforce Survey

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.

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.

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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