PG Cert, PG Dip General Practice Nursing

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Our PG Dip and PG Cert in General Practice Nursing are for NMC registered nurses looking to develop their professional knowledge, skills, attitudes and attributes required of a general practice nurse when delivering safe and effective person-centred nursing care.

We’ll support you to develop the skills and attributes required for inter-professional team working, maintaining professional relationships, and acknowledge the contribution of a collaborative and integrated approach to care.

You’ll evaluate the appropriateness of different approaches to solving problems which contribute to innovation and improvement in health care practice. You'll also engage with reflective and evidence-based practice to inform the delivery of safe and effective person-centred general practice nursing.

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Nursing skills labs

As part of your nursing studies with ARU, you’ll be able to take advantage of:

  • purpose-built simulated hospital wards offering the very best in experiential learning
  • registered, practising tutors and lecturers who’ll make sure you’re being taught the latest techniques and give you the support you need to succeed.

Nurse Education Provider of the Year

We’re proud to have been shortlisted for Nurse Education Provider of the Year in both 2019 and 2020.


You’ll already be a qualified nurse looking for your next step with your current employer, who’ll support you in undertaking further study. This qualification is linked to specialist and advanced practice and as such aligned to Agenda for Change NHS Pay Band 6/7.

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