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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

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…

A Public Health Storm in the Making: Should vaccination be mandatory in the UK?

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Mercifully, most of us today will never witness the horrors of diseases such as polio, smallpox, and leprosy. These communicable diseases now pose far less risk due to the vaccinations that are available today. Indeed, smallpox is now considered to…

The Nursing Workforce Crisis – General Practice needs your help!

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I grew up witnessing the impact that my Mum, as a District Nursing officer, had on the lives of her patients and their families and the pride that she had from bearing the title ‘Queen’s Nurse’. Today I work with…

New Induction Template for General Practice Nurses launched

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NHS England, in collaboration with The QNI, has launched a new Induction Template for General Practice Nursing as part of the delivery on Action Four of the General Practice Nursing Ten Point Plan. The Induction Template is specifically designed to…