APNA's definition of primary health care nursing covers health, scope of practice, primary health care, roles and settings. We also explore general practice nursing and Phillips et al. six roles of the general practice nurse.
APNA acknowledges the companies that have partnered with APNA and in doing so have made a commitment to the development of primary health care nursing. The support of these partners significantly enhances APNA’s ability to deliver benefits to members.
Seqirus™, a CSL company, is a leading provider of essential vaccines, pharmaceuticals and diagnostic reagents. They have served Australia’s healthcare needs for over a century and today we operate Australia’s only onshore manufacturing facility for seasonal and pandemic influenza vaccine. Seqirus produces a range of unique medicines in the National Interest, and also in-licenses a broad range of paediatric and adult vaccines and specialty pharmaceutical products.
Community Immunity is an online immunisation toolkit proudly provided by Seqirus and designed for you as a nurse in primary health care to maximise adult immunisation in your clinic. Over 2000 nurses have now registered on the Community Immunity website www.communityimmunity.com.au. As a Platinum Partner they have made a significant commitment to APNA’s vision.
APNA’s relationship with Independent Practitioner Network (IPN) continues to grow. Through their support around 500 nurse employees working with IPN across Australia have membership with APNA. IPN also sponsors nurses to attend APNA’s national conference each year.
Health Professionals Bank is dedicated to serving current and retired employees and their families of the Australian healthcare sector. Their focus is to provide products and services that help health professionals, like nurses and midwives, achieve their financial goals. Health Professionals Bank is owned by members, which means part of their profits are reinvested into products and services. When you join Health Professionals Bank you become more than a customer – you become a member – and you become part of a bank that is owned by members for the benefit of members. Health Professionals Bank is a division of Teachers Mutual Bank Limited. Find out more at hpbank.com.au.