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Nurse Clinics

The essential elements of a nurse clinic: The fundamental of systems and processes

The systems and processes building block describes the fundamental requirements to maximise your clinic’s outcomes focusing on: technical systems, processes to manage patient appointments and reminders and data-management and privacy obligations.

Expanding your practice: A learning module for nurses in general practice

Review your scope of practice, explore how you may be able to further utilise your skills, develop new competencies and provide additional services to your clients or patients by expanding your practice. Primary Times: Spring 2012.

Here is how you pump up the volume - The trifecta of improving primary healthcare

May 2018. A collaborative healthcare approach with nurses at the helm of managing patient care is not a new concept.  Yet this alternate model of care is neither well understood nor fully embraced by the primary health sector.

Nurse Clinics

All you need to start your own nurse-led clinic can be found here. Learn about the building blocks, read real-life case studies and access excellent resources.

Patient engagement

Patient engagement on your nurse clinic is about designing effective patient pathways and flow. This includes defining patient criteria, referrals, assessment, care plan and coordination, information provision and more...

Honour for Ballarat Nurse

Nurse and APNA Member Caroline Gibson has been recognised nationally for her innovative dementia care work. Ms Gibson was a finalist in the prestigious APNA Nurse Awards for developing a ground-breaking practice nurse dementia care model at Ballarat Community Health. Read more...

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.

Guidelines for registration standards

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) provides guidance to nurses and midwives by publishing a range of professional codes and guidelines.

Creating opportunities for enhanced nurse care

See how Australian practices are showcasing the diversity of nursing roles in general practice and how nurses successfully navigate this dynamic and challenging setting.

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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