Nursing in General Practice: still some way to go

@inproceedings{Alfred2009NursingIG,
  title={Nursing in General Practice: still some way to go},
  author={Atakora Alfred and Elizabeth Carment Kalucy and Eleanor Jackson-Bowers},
  year={2009}
}
A number of barriers and facilitators to an expanded role for practice nurses have been identified. These include legal and funding issues related to the lack of a system-level model, poor role definition for practice nurses, lack of space available in general practices and GP attitudes. Inter-professional issues, medico-legal concerns and a poorly defined scope of practice need to be addressed while a defined educational and career pathway for practice nursing to attract nurses to general… CONTINUE READING

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