What funding is on offer to save your practice nurse?

It is claimed a thousand practice nurses have lost their job since COVID-19 but there are ways to protect them, writes health economist Peter Larter

As a small business owner, I understand that many general practices are grappling with remaining viable during COVID-19.

Practice managers have told me that some patients are staying away and that mandatory bulk billing for telehealth/phone consultations is affecting the bottom line.

However, it is surprising and concerning to me that some GP nurses —  perhaps more than 1000 according to the Aus Doc