Getting your voices heard

One of the most important roles for APNA is listening to what our members have to say, and taking your issues forward to decision makers, including those in Federal Government.

We recently called for input from members on three key issues: how the Practice Nurse Incentive Program (PNIP) has affected your practice; what level of support you are getting from Medicare Locals; and how the proposed $2000 per annum cap on tax deductibility for self-education expenses would affect your continuing professional development.

We received some really interesting and informative input from APNA members on all of these issues. We provided these responses, in de-identified format, to the APNA Board, and also published them on our website earlier this month. In addition to keeping APNA management and Board informed of your issues, your input is being used to influence policy more broadly. I wanted to take this opportunity to let you know what we’ve done with your input so far…

Keep reading APNA CEO Kathy Bell’s message.