Table 1

Strategies for successfully implementing a practice nurse led model of care
1 Appraise the local general practice culture
2 Identify goals for role development and expansion that benefit practice nurses as individuals
3 Identify goals for role development and expansion that benefit clients of the general practice
4 Assess patients’ preference for a female clinician to undertake cervical screening and well women’s health services
5 Implement a model of practice nurse led care that is appropriately resourced
6 Foster interprofessional communication and collaboration within the team in order to meet patient’s needs
7 Network with peers to develop ongoing learning and an evidence based knowledge for practice

Mills et al.

Mills et al. BMC Nursing 2012 11:23   doi:10.1186/1472-6955-11-23

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