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The General Practice Nurse Education Network.

The GPNEN is dedicated to excellence in General Practice Nursing and Education. This network is part of a number of initiatives arising from the General Practice Nursing Ten Point Plan and is funded by the National Garden Scheme.

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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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Nurse-led Innovation Projects

Since 1990 The QNI has funded around 350 innovative projects across the whole range of community nursing specialisms in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Sharing the results of these projects helps us to drive improvements in knowledge and practice. Often, these funded projects become part of mainstream services.

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Tackling measles: nursing’s role in supporting vaccination (webinar)

Hanna Mountford | Events | No Comments
This informative and interactive webinar by RCNi, taking place on 11th June at 12-2 pm, will give you the facts about measles and its potential impact on children’s health, as well the safety and efficacy of the MMR vaccine. It…
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Exploring the Evolving Role of General Practice Nurses in the UK

Hanna Mountford | Blog | No Comments
Angie Hack, Assistant Director of Nursing Programmes at The Queen's Nursing Institute (QNI), recently appeared on the Wessex LMCs podcast. Alongside host Zoe Tobin, Nurse Advisor at Wessex LMCs, Angie explored the evolving role of the General Practice Nurse (GPN)…
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How Can Nurses Support Veterans Struggling with Health?

Hanna Mountford | News | No Comments
Nurses are being encouraged to play a leading role in a new initiative to improve veterans' access to healthcare services, after new data finds thousands of former armed services personnel may be silently struggling with their health. The initiative, launched…
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Diabetes and Cancer Risks

Dr Pawan Randev | Blog | No Comments
People with Type 2 diabetes have a higher risk of developing breast, endometrial and bowel cancers. In the UK, cancer is now the most common cause of death among people with diabetes. Despite this, people with diabetes are less likely…