‘Nursing and medicine are not comparable’: Nurse-turned-GP’s warning on scope of practice

Dr Jaimie Drysdale believes nurse practitioners are an asset — but only when supervised by doctors.
Dr Jaimie Drysdale.

Before medicine, GP Dr Jaimie Drysdale was an experienced nurse contemplating training to become a nurse practitioner.

As a rural generalist in Margaret River, 270km south of Perth, she loves working alongside nurse practitioners.