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Pioneering NP clinic goes back to GPs

Brisbane’s SmartClinics has scrapped its NP-led model due to poor financial viability and workforce supply issues, writes Linda Belardi. The dumping of Australia’s first standalone nurse practitioner-led clinic after just seven months has renewed calls to expand Medicare access for ...

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Shaking up primary care

Australia's first standalone nurse practitioner-led clinic was launched in Brisbane last month. Linda Belardi speaks to the woman at the helm of the model. "It's been a pretty hectic month," says Julie Farrelley, lead nurse practitioner at the Brisbane-based SmartClinics, ...

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