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The General Practice Nurse Education Network.

The GPNEN is dedicated to excellence in General Practice Nursing and Education. The Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI) has been funded by NHS England to develop a network to support General Practice Nurses. This network is part of a number of initiatives arising from the General Practice Nursing Ten Point Plan.

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How do I become a General Practice Nurse?

This section provides information on becoming a General Practice Nurse and associated links.

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Clinical Resources

Quick access to an A-Z of clinical resources and web links.

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General Practice Nurse Educational Resources

Education resources and relevant publications including General Practice Nurse standards.

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The QNI operates an educational grants programme for community nurses to enhance their clinical knowledge.

The QNI can support nurses up to and including band 6 (or equivalent) who are in need of financial assistance to further their education.

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News / Events / Blog


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In September 2020 I started a secondment to Transforming Cancer Services Team (TCST) for London as Primary Care Lead Nurse. TCST is part of the Healthy London Partnership and supports London’s CCGs and the NHS England regional team to deliver…

RCN guidance on Immunisation services for large scale vaccination delivery guidance during Covid -19

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Introducing the General Practice Nurse BME Network

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Julie Roye is joint facilitator of the GPN BME Network with Robana Hussein-Mills. Here she writes about the new network and invites you to join. This blog was originally published on the NHS Joint Collaboration Platform. Welcome to our first…

Innovation in Complex Care – Funding Programme Announced

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The Queen’s Nursing Institute is delighted to announce a new nurse-led innovation programme for 2021. We have received funding from the Burdett Trust for Nursing to run a new programme specifically focusing on people with Complex Needs in Primary Care.…