Client: Australian Divisions of General Practice

Review the impact of the Practice Nurse Initiative, and develop and disseminate a series of business case models to assist general practices in their assessment of the benefits and implications of employing a practice nurse

Project timeline: November 2002 – April 2003

Brief description:

  • Assess the common features of existing business cases from a select group of Divisions of General Practice across Australia, who have undertaken work in this area

  • Identify the optimal structure for the proposed business cases

  • Verify the applicability of the key elements of the proposed business cases to general practice

  • Develop business cases based on benchmark data, and data gathered at practice level, and

  • Disseminate the final business cases to all Divisions of General Practices, State Based organizations, and other key stakeholders