Nurse Practitioners - primary health

Set up Nurse Practitioner clinics in community spaces, e.g. libraries where consumers can attend.


Why the contribution is important

Any nurse led or GP clinic within an ED does not deter people from ED attendance; which is why I belive they need to be attending facilities outside the ED environment.

This is as much about behaviour change management as appropriate care delivery.

This keeps consumers out of the ED waiting rooms, however if they need referral to a hospital they can be streamlied to the appropriate health facility based on the condition they are seeking assistance for.

by kewe on August 20, 2019 at 08:51AM

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  • Posted by mcrice August 22, 2019 at 05:32

    nurse-led clinics are in place in Canberra: reputed to be very expensive models of care
    would you have a guess at the costs for your suggested model?
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