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Nurses welcome introduction of Legislation into Parliament

MEDIA RELEASE: The Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA) will use a breakfast briefing at Parliament House, sponsored by the Hon Ged Kearney, Assistant Minister for Health and Aged Care, to welcome the introduction of new Legislation into the Parliament to make it easier for nurse practitioners to deliver high quality primary health care for the community.

New nurse-led clinics a welcome addition to primary health care for women and girls

MEDIA RELEASE: The Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA) commends the Queensland Government’s announcement of $46 million dollars in funding for four nurse-led walk in clinics to provide improved access to health care for women and girls.

Primary Health Care Nurses Day 2024

MEDIA RELEASE: On Primary Health Care Nurses Day, APNA Workforce Survey data shows almost one third of primary health care (PHC) nurses (31%) in Australia are still unable to work to their full scope of practice.

APNA welcomes direction of Scope of Practice Review Issues Paper 1

The Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA) has welcomed today’s Unleashing the Potential of our Health Workforce Scope of Practice Review Issues Paper 1 and its recognition that more primary health care (PHC) professionals working to full scope of practice will provide greater levels of safe, efficient, patient-centred care for our communities.

One in four nurses consider leaving primary health care

Australia is on notice that its nursing shortage is set to worsen, with one in four nurses working in primary health care (PHC) considering leaving their role in the next two to five years, according to the largest survey of the sector.

The Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.


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