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Practice Nurse Support Program

The Brisbane South PHN Practice Nurse Support Program provides support to new, returning or transitioning nurses working in general practice for less than 12 months. The aim is to up-skill the practice nurse workforce, leading to improved patient wellbeing through prevention, early intervention and self-management of chronic conditions and a reduced burden on acute care.

The Brisbane South PHN Practice Nurse Support Program supports new, returning or transitioning nurses working in general practice by:

  • providing opportunities to increase knowledge and skills through
    • access to continuing professional development activities tailored to general practice nurse roles
    • in-practice support and mentoring
    • competency based resources and information
  • assisting with implementing and/or enhancing practice systems that promote health screening activities
  • promoting best practice to improve patient outcomes.

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Practice Nurse Coordinator

michelle-gordon-webMichelle Gordon
T:  07 3864 7528
0481 182 228






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