General Practice Nurse Academic

If you are a registered nurse and wanting a career as a general practice nurse, you have come to the right place - South East London is an exciting area to work!

The GPN Academic/Enhanced Programme aims to give you clinical skills in all the areas that are unique to General Practice Nursing and confidence to work without direct supervision in these areas. These include:

  • Vaccinating babies, children, and adults
  • Providing holistic care
  • Prevention-screening for cancer
  • Sexual health screening and taking cervical smears
  • Running a travel health vaccination service
  • Providing specific support and care to people with Asthma, COPD, Diabetes, Heart Disease, and other long-term conditions
  • Providing Health promotion e.g. supporting people to stop smoking, lifestyle changes
  • Providing holistic assessment and health care to patients with multiple problems across the lifespan.

We will support you to gain teaching skills that will equip you to assess and supervise others.

Some Feedback from previous GPNAs


Apply to join the programme

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Apply to host a GPNA at your organisation

If your practice or PCN has a GPN vacancy, nurses coming up to retirement, or is looking to futureproof their nursing workforce, the GPNA programme is a great way to recruit and train a nurse to work in general practice.

to apply to host a GPNA at your organisation