Nurse-led clinics to rise to 100 by March 2020

January 23, 2019

TEHRAN- The number of nurse-led clinics in the country will increase to 100 by the end of the next Iranian calendar year (March 19, 2020), said the deputy health minister for nursing. 

Maryam Hazrati added that the clinics will assume different specialties. They provide the patients with psychological support and proper education to promote their health, ISNA reported on Tuesday.

The nurse-led clinics will offer three kinds of services: prevention of the disease, examination of the risk factors in patients and referring them to the specialist doctors, as well as rehabilitation services.  

In October, Hazrati announced that Health Ministry was planning on holding nurse practitioner courses in an attempt to improve the quality of healthcare services. 

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