Nurse practitioners are highly-trained nurses who can independently provide care and treatment for people of all ages, similar to how a doctor might.
Nurse practitioners work closely with doctors and other members of the health care team to help you get the care you need.
Nurse practitioners can:
Nurse practitioners can work in any area of health.
West Coast DHB currently has two nurse practitioners, working in Mental Health and Acute Care.
Page last updated: 25 October 2018
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