Nurse professionals viable in mental health care

Hille, Stephanie
June 2014
Australian Nursing & Midwifery Journal;Jun2014, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p50
In this article the author discusses the role that general practice nurses, mental health nurses and nurse practitioners play in the primary health care sector in Australia. In the article the author offers her opinions on the importance of nurses and the role that nurses can play in mental health and reports on support which the Australian Primary Health Care Association has voiced for increasing the capacity of nurses in mental health care.


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