September 1, 2023

Nurses could leave general practice

The role of general practice nurses (GPNs) is being ‘devalued’ by the additional roles reimbursement scheme (ARRS), a leading nursing charity has warned.

NHS England’s long-term workforce plan, published in June, said it would look to increase capacity and free up available appointments in general practice by bringing in 15,000 non-GP direct patient care (DPC) staff and more than 5,000 primary care nurses.

Read more – Management in Practice (23/8/23)

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