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.