• The first step to becoming a General Practice Nurse

    If you have decided on a nursing career and are thinking about what type of nursing would suit you best, then take a look at General Practice. An increasing number of nursing degree courses offer placements within General Practice, and even if yours does not it may be possible to arrange one on request. Many […]

  • Men in nursing – a rewarding career choice

    The outdated stereotype of a nursing as a ‘female career’ is being swept away and one in 10 of the UK’s nursing workforce are now men. General Practice Nursing suits people of all genders who enjoy helping people live healthier and happier lives.  As well as working with individual patients GP Nurses make a difference […]

  • Return to GP Nursing for the best of both worlds

    Nurses are special people. They love to help others and that’s why they often miss caring for patients if they take a career break or early retirement. The reasons for leaving nursing often include problems in fitting shift work around children and other caring commitments.  Later in life many nurses take early retirement even though […]

  • Why teamwork is dreamwork for General Practice Nurses

    Working in a supportive team makes everyone’s work life easier, and in the past, it sometimes happened that General Practice Nurses had less team contact than their hospital colleagues. That is all changing as the NHS invests in bigger teams of clinicians within General Practice and supports practices to work more closely together in Primary […]