Why don’t patients want to see nurse practitioners?
Lucy Archer Independent advanced nurse practitioner
A stereotyped view of nurses persists, and the profession needs to tackle media and public misconceptions
I have been working with GP receptionists on how they can implement care navigation in their practices. Part of this work involved clarifying the variety of clinical roles in general practice to ensure that patients can access the right clinician or service at the right time. It also involved examining the variety of nursing roles in general practice and what each could offer the patient.
Primary Health Care. 29, 4, 11-11. doi: 10.7748/phc.29.4.11.s12