This indispensable toolkit is full of practical hints and tips to enhance and develop the role of nursing in general practice. The user-friendly, straight-forward style makes it great for quick reference, bringing together all the basic information required to find a clear career path. This toolkit, along with the linked on-line material, prepares readers for adjusting their roles in accordance with patient needs, personal and professional aims and career aspirations. It is ideal for all nurses and health care assistants in general practice, including healthcare students wanting a career in general practice. Practice managers, PCT managers, health care educators and general practitioners will also find it of great interest.
Table of Contents
The development of nursing and health care assistant roles in general practice. Employment of nurses and health care assistants in general practice. Competence of nurses and health care assistants working in general practice. Education and training for nurses and health care assistants in general practice. Professional development and career planning for nurses and health care assistants. Working together: integration of nurses and health care assistants working in general practice with other healthcare professionals. Quality improvement and evaluating practice.