The addition of a rheumatology nurse to the rheumatologist-only model of care in hospital outpatient clinics could reduce treatment delays, improve patient outcomes and decrease the average cost of treatment per person. According to the economic modelling commissioned by Arthritis Australia the proportion of patients seen within clinically relevant time frames would increase from 23% ...
Rheumatology nurses the key to workforce shortage
By Mardi Chapman
18 Oct 2017