There are two ways in which nurses can consider addressing the care of those with specific needs.
Sometimes there will be considerations in where you practice (Areas of Practice)
Sometimes this will require a population or health system response (Specific pops)
Population health looks at the social, environmental and behavioural determinants of health and health service delivery in Australia. These approaches identify groups that may have differential access to resources and services, or who may have specific needs in ensuring equitable care.
Each of these pages links to corresponding information that has been written For Patients, Carers and Families
Areas of Practice
Nurses practice in settings with different populations with different needs. The following pages provide information and resources that may be specific to your area or setting of practice:
Last updated 22 January 2017