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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

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,…

Starting a Career in Nursing

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This article has been written by the experts over at Whatuni.com. With advice on everything from applications to accommodation, Whatuni have everything you need to get in to university and make the most of it once you are there. Being…