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...
Find out how these five nurse clinics were set up in these examples
Nurse clinics are not a new concept, and operate in many settings from acute care to primary health care, both nationally and internationally. And while the format of these clinics may vary, their positive benefits and impacts are recognised with studies indicating nurse clinics result in improved health outcomes, reduced waiting times for care and decreased rates of hospital admission. Primary Times Summer 2017, Volume 17 Issue 4.
7 May 2018 The Department of Health has announced that as of 1 May legislation requires Australian Government-subsidised residential aged care providers to offer the flu vaccine to staff and volunteers.
March 2018. The Bega Teen Clinic is a nurse-led, early intervention model of access to primary health care for teenagers, which sits within existing general practices providing a drop-in service for young people in rural towns and supported by APNA through the Enhanced Nurse Clinics program.
The Career and Education Framework and Toolkit supports education and career progression and improves employment opportunities, recruitment and retention for nurses in primary health care.
Do you want to develop models of care that are relevant to your local health needs? Grant funding and APNA support will be provided to successful applicants of BNC. Applications are now open.
May 2018. 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.
Best-practice care ensures best patient outcomes with a rigorous approach to quality in your clinical practice. Find out about developing a knowledge-base for clinical care, building consistent clinical guidelines and implementing processes to deliver the highest quality care...