8.  How do I create a good partnership with a general practice nurse?

Partnership in general practice relies on communication based on respect for, and trust in, our colleagues to provide the best possible outcomes for the practice population. Two-way engagement and joint learning, decision making and actions improve collaboration and help build a good partnership between nurses and other members of the practice team.

For a better understanding of the role of nurses in primary health care, see Teamwork in primary care: a guide to roles, responsibilities and accountabilities.