Practice nurses key to PCEHR success

With the 1 July rollout date nearing, general practice organisations are gearing up to ensure practice nurses are at the forefront of change, with many expecting nurses to drive the implementation of the controversial record system.

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) e-health spokesman Dr Mike Civil expected some practice nurses, particularly in rural and remote areas, to be the nominated healthcare provider for the patient.

“The practice nurse will become particularly important in rural and