Write to your government
With advanced nursing degrees and extra training and experience, nurse practitioners are helping Canadians get more access to quality health care. In community clinics, health-care centres, doctors’ offices, nursing homes and emergency departments, nurse practitioners diagnose and manage illnesses like diabetes, order and interpret tests, write prescriptions and a whole lot more.
Use this easy tool to urge your government to increase the number of nurse practitioners in your area. Ask them to become informed about the proven value and cost benefits that nurse practitioners offer the health-care system!