Role Description and Competencies – Practice Nurse

Role Description & Competencies
Practices nurses are critical to delivery of the primary care agenda and their role has developed and enhanced over the past few years. There are a number of roles a practice nurse can fulfil in a practice and a clear career pathway.


SYBPCWG has identified that 40 new nurses are requires each year across the area in order to sustain current levels of service.


Advanced Nurse Practitioner ANP

This document is from the RCGP and details the competencies for ANP

RCGP NP competencies

The QNI published a survey around the role of the practice nurse in 2015 which gives a clear picture of how general practices nurses work, what they do and how they see their environment