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General Practice Nurse

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The role of nurses in general practice has changed and evolved in the last 20 years and many of the activities undertaken traditionally by GPs are now undertaken by nurses. The role development has also been shaped by clinical, patient demand and workforce issues.

The GPN role plays an important part in the provision of care to patients and is essential for the sustainability of general practice.

NHS -  General Practice Nurse Specialty Training. A new approach to GP nursing

Skills for Health -  Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship

Being a General Practice Nurse.


Please follow the links below to view films about being a General Practice Nurse:

For further advice please contact

E Learning for Advanced Clinical Practice

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Useful Links and Publications

GPN Fellowship Programme

RCN -  Join the Royal College of Nursing

QNI -  The Queens Nursing Institute

Recruitment and retention in general practice nursing: What about pay? (

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