Introduction to Practice Nursing

Practice Nurses have an interesting and exciting role in primary care as they often provide the first point of contact for people seeking health services. Practice Nurses are highly trained nurses who work with GPs and others in primary care practices. They provide a range of services including:

  • Immunisations
  • Wound care
  • Long term condition management
  • Community liaison
  • Counselling
  • Sexual health consults
  • Laboratory procedures
  • Emergency Care
  • Infection control
  • Cryotherapy
  • Cervical smear taking
  • ECG
  • Minor surgery
  • IV therapy
  • Nursing assessments
  • Telephone advice
  • Health Promotion
  • Immigration checks
  • Well Child checks
  • And more

Read more about becoming a Practice Nurse in our Introduction to Practice Nursing Brochure.

Introduction to Practice Nursing Seminars

Pegasus Health offers ‘Introduction to Practice Nursing’ seminars. These seminars are designed for nurses and BN students who want to find out about career opportunities in Pegasus Health PHO affiliated General Practice, or the 24 Hour Surgery.

The 3 hour seminars are held twice a year and there is no charge to attend.

If you are interested in attending please complete this form and return as instructed.

Any queries should be forwarded to nursingteam@pegasus.org.nz. We look forward to hearing from you.