Nurse Practitioners Make History in Huddleston

Huddleston, a quaint country town nestled near Smith Mountain Lake, boasts a medical center whose team of talented nurse practitioners are making Virginia history. The center, built into the country landscape, is Huddleston Health and Wellness, and is completely run and maintained by nurse practitioners. A substitute for House Bill 793 was recently passed stating nurse practitioners with more than five years of experience do not require an attending physician to practice medicine. This substitution was a huge step towards lowering the walls against nurse practitioners, allowing them to offer an affordable, holistic healthcare option to many rural residents....

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