Nurse Practitioner Reference Group of the Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce

Information about the Nurse Practitioner Reference Group – MBS item range, membership and meeting dates.

Page last updated: 11 April 2019

MBS item range

Total – 10 MBS Items
Category 8 - Miscellaneous Services

  • Group M14 - Nurse Practitioners
    82200 - 82225 (10 items)


  • Assoc. Prof. Tom Buckley (Chair) – Academic Lead (Research Education), Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery| Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney and Chair of ANMAC Nurse Practitioner Accreditation Committee
  • Dr Jane Truscott - Nurse Practitioner, Senior Lecturer at School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Sciences, CQ University and Chairperson of the Rural LAP Board
  • Mr Peter Jenkin - Specialist Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Dr Christopher Helms - Primary Healthcare Nurse Practitioner, Bridging Healthcare
  • Ms Lesley Salem - Nurse Practitioner, Primary Health, Indigenous Health
  • Prof. Andrew Cashin – Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Professor of Nursing, Southern Cross University
  • Ms Julianne Bryce - Senior Federal Professional Officer of the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation
  • Adj Prof Steve Hambleton - MBS Review Taskforce Ex-Officio, Former Federal President of the Australian Medical Association and Chair of the Primary Health Care Advisory Group
  • Ms Penelope Lello - Consumer representative, Executive Committee Member, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute and Member, Allied Health Clinical Governance Committee, Department for Health and Ageing South Australia
  • Ms Julie Davey - Consumer representative, Member, Stroke Foundation Consumer Council and Associate Fellow Australasian College of Health Service Managers
  • Ms Karen Booth - General Practice and Primary Care Clinical Committee Ex-officio, Registered Nurse and General Practice Manager, President Australian Primary Health Care Nurse Association
  • Ms Liza Edwards - Principal Nurse Advisor, Department of Health

Meeting dates

  • 5 June 2018
  • 25 June 2018
  • 23 July 2018
  • 23 August 2018

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