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We are super nurses, not mini doctors

Jan Glaze General practice nurse, Berkshire

Many general practice nurses are frustrated with their status and often feel undervalued. Is it time to reconsider their role?

At a time when general practice nurses (GPNs) are extending their roles into chronic disease management, minor illness and prescribing to meet the growing needs of primary care, research shows they think their role is misunderstood and undervalued.

Primary Health Care. 29, 6, 12-12. doi: 10.7748/phc.29.6.12.s14

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