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Nurse Practitioner Resources Available

I’ve just finalised some of the resources for nurse practitioners working in the private sector! If you have any suggestions to help improve these resources, please feel free to contact me. These resources are provided free of charge to students and nurse practitioner colleagues. Enjoy! Resources Include: Brochure: Medicare Benefits for Nurse Practitioners Handout: Understanding … Continue reading Nurse Practitioner Resources Available

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My First Publication!

I’m proud to announce my very first “real” publication! 🙂  Apologies to those who’ve been waiting – it took them 7 months to find someone to peer review it! Better late than never, I always say. 🙂 Helms, C., Crookes, J., & Bailey, D. (2014). Financial viability, benefits and challenges of employing a nurse practitioner … Continue reading My First Publication!

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GP Copayment Facts and Figures

Boy am I talkative these days.  I need to get a life. Anyway, just wanted to point out that NPs have finally made the spotlight with respects to the newly-proposed $5 copay and GP medicare rebate cut ‘n freeze. In the above linked Australian Doctor article (poorly written and confusing, IMHO) they point out that … Continue reading GP Copayment Facts and Figures

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The GP Copayment – A Pig Dressed in Lipstick?

There has been a lot of news today about the proposed GP copayment, which is meant to come into effect next year.  I gotta say, I find this “new” proposal more than a little suspicious given the Coalition government’s earlier $7 copayment proposal, which overtly discriminated against marginalised populations.   You have to wonder if … Continue reading The GP Copayment – A Pig Dressed in Lipstick?

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