Advanced Clinical Practitioner

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Advanced Clinical Practitioner

Advanced nurse/clinical practitioners are highly-trained health professionals that can undertake complex reviews of patients, similar to GPs. They can assess symptoms and build a picture of a patient’s condition, treat minor health problems, infections, minor injuries and prescribe medication where necessary.

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Level: Band 8

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Qualifications & skills to access role

MSc Advanced Practice

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Useful experience

No specific experience is needed at this level.

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Band 8 is the top level of General Practice Nursing

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Where I can work

GP Practice, Health Centre  More information on where nurses can work

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Associated roles

General Practice Nurses can easily switch to other nursing roles due to the breadth of experience they will have developed working in the GP practice environment – examples of other nursing roles are: hospital, district, care homes and mental health nurses.

Corporate roles: Risk and Governance, Programme Management

Academia: Lecturer