01 Jan 13 edition
Practice nurses perform myriad tasks in doctors' surgeries, one of the most important is to communicate with patients. By <<<Flynn>>> <<<Murphy>>>
03 Apr 12 edition
With practice nurses doing a wider range of work in general practice their duties and responsibilities have to be clearly defined. By Eamon Merrick, Christine Duffield, Richard Baldwin and Margaret Fry.
06 Sep 11 edition
Strategies need to be developed to improve the delivery of nutrition advice in general practices, according to a recent study. By Annie May.
Collaborative care for the management of depression, heart disease and diabetes brings positive results. By Annie May.
03 Aug 11 edition
A pilot program in Queensland has enabled practice nurses to provide lifestyle advice to their patients in addition to providing general medical care, writes Jeff Li.
While the prevalence of diabetes has been steadily increasing, practice nurses and GPs have had limited access to useful and informative education resources, writes Annie May.
Researchers find that the team culture and organisational structure of a general practice has a great influence on nurse activities.
With practice nurses an integral part of delivering health information within general practice, a new program will ensure they are equipped to deal with men’s health issues, writes Annie May.