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The nurse navigator role has been introduced into Queensland Health to support a patient’s journey through the increasingly complex health system.
Nurse Navigators focus on the patient’s entire health care journey and all their health needs, rather than just on a specific disease or condition. This will ensure patients are directed to and linked in with the most appropriate service when needed, to enable them to move seamlessly between different health services. This will make the journey through the health system easier for the patient and more efficient for the Hospital and Health Service.
Find out more about Nurse Navigators in frequently asked questions.
Are you finding it a challenge to coordinate all the services a complex patient requires?
Does your patient have:
Your patient must:
Nurse Navigtor referrals are to be sent via the Metro South Health Central Referral Hub. Please include all relevant patient information and history in your referral for the nurse navigator service.
To meet the referral requirements for a Nurse Navigator your patient must: