WNSW PHN Scholarships to Deliver Movement Disorder Specialists to the Region

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The Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSW PHN) is providing specialist nursing care training to assist Western Region residents living with neurological conditions including Parkinson’s through its Movement Disorder Nurse Specialist (MDNS) pilot program.

With World Parkinson’s Day on Sunday April 11, WNSW PHN is pleased to report that 11 Registered Nurses from across the region have received scholarships to access theoretical knowledge, practical skills through industry placement, and ongoing mentoring and network support through the program.

WNSW PHN Acting CEO, Robert Strickland, says that, once trained, these 11 nurses will be delivering vital services to their local communities.

Period09 Apr 2021

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Keywords

  • Parkinson's disease
  • Rural and remote nursing
  • capacity building
  • advanced nursing practice