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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

National Wound Care Strategy Programme

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The National Wound Care Strategy Programme seeks to improve care for people with wounds. Find out more about the programme, and get involved, by visiting their website. Education is vital to improving wound care and the National Wound Care Strategy…

Collaborative Learning in Practice (CLiP) in Primary Care Networks in the South-West Peninsula: Briefing Paper

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Background In 2018, Health Education England South West (HEESW) in partnership with the University of Plymouth (UoP) introduced a project to support Collaborative Learning in Practice (CLiP) for student nurses within the community. Two care homes, two hospices and two…
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Video Group Consultations – New Tools in Primary Care

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This is the fourth blog in a series by Maggi Bradley. About me Based in the North West of England at the point where the Irish Sea becomes the River Mersey, I am a wife, a mother, a proud owner…

Looking After You – free confidential coaching for primary care

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Three coaching offers are available from NHS England and NHS Improvement to all primary care colleagues, tailored to individual needs. Experienced coaches can help you as an individual, support you to manage your team and reflect on your career goals…