Chapter 8. General Practice Nursing

  1. David Sines Professor Executive Dean2,
  2. Mary Saunders Head2 and
  3. Janice Forbes-Burford Manager3
  1. Karol Selvey Nurse Practitioner Clinical Manager1 and
  2. Mary Saunders Head2

Published Online: 27 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444316247.ch8

Community Health Care Nursing, Fourth Edition

Community Health Care Nursing, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Selvey, K. and Saunders, M. (2009) General Practice Nursing, in Community Health Care Nursing, Fourth Edition (eds D. Sines, M. Saunders and J. Forbes-Burford), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444316247.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Faculty of Health & Social Care, London South Bank University, London, UK

  2. 3

    NHS South West, Essex, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Surrey, UK

  2. 2

    Faculty of Health & Social Care, London South Bank University, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 MAY 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405183406

Online ISBN: 9781444316247

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • general practice nursing;
  • United Kingdom Central Council (UKCC);
  • policy impact and General Medical Services (GMS) contracting on practice nursing;
  • quality and outcomes framework (QOF) and best available evidence;
  • GMS contract clinical domain disease areas;
  • practice nursing – roles and functions;
  • consultation skills;
  • health needs assessment;
  • long-term conditions management;
  • providing quality care in general practice

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Historical development of practice nursing

  • The impact of policy and General Medical Services (GMS) contracting on practice nursing

  • Practice nursing – roles and functions

  • Long-term conditions management

  • The future

  • References