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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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Opportunities

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

Voluntary Standards for New GPNs Published

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The QNI has published new voluntary standards of education and practice for nurses who are embarking on a career in General Practice Nursing. The new standards have been designed to provide a contemporary and structured overview of expected best practice,…

Covid-19 useful information for health professionals

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Here are some useful links and sign-posting surrounding Covid-19: QNI Rapid Training plans In response to the Covid-19 pandemic and the redeployment of staff to work in the community, primary care and care home settings, the QNI has developed an…

RCN release safe staffing handwashing guide

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The RCN has released a step by step visual guide for effective hand washing, a good reminder in these difficult Covid-19 days. See the poster here: RCN Safe Staffing Handwashing Guide

Mission Dementia

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Do General Practice Nurses have a leading role to play in dementia care? If so, what should it look like and will it work for patients, their families and General Practice in terms of being sustainable and transferable? Personal issues,…