Nurse-practitioner movement under fire

Nurse practitioners could "fade into obscurity" because of a lack of rigorous assessment of their clinical abilities and robust research into whether they improve care, a leading practitioner says.

In a hard-hitting editorial in the Medical Journal of Australia, Stacy Leidel writes the nurse practitioner movement has made fundamental strategic mistakes in its attempt to become a pillar of the health system.

Rather than focusing their role

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