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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

Conference: The Nursing Family in General Practice – learning, Supporting, Improving and Sharing

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7 September 2019 9:00am – 5:00pm ETC Venues, County Hall, ETC Venues, County Hall, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 7PB Read more and register on the NHS England website This conference is intended for GPNs, Nurse Practitioners, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Apprentice Nurse…

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…

Introducing England’s first ever national ambitions for CVD Prevention

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As nurses, we are privileged to play a vital role in supporting people to live longer, healthier lives. And given that we are the most trusted profession in the eyes of the public, we have a unique role to play,…