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What primary health-care services are Australian consumers willing to accept from nurse practitioners? A national survey

Parker, Rhian; Forrest, Laura; McCracken, James; McRae, Ian; Cox, Darlene


BACKGROUND: Nurses are becoming increasingly important as providers of primary health care in Australia. In November 2010, Medicare provider rights and Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme rights for nurse practitioners, working in private practice and in collaboration with a medical practitioner, were introduced in Australia. Although international evidence suggests that nurse practitioners would be appropriate and acceptable providers of care at the first point of contact, such as primary health...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Health Expectations
DOI: 10.1111/j.1369-7625.2012.00800.x


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