The Irish General Practice Nurses Educational Association (IGPNEA) is a professional membership association of General Practice Nurses and was granted Charitable Tax Exemption (CHY 17932) in June 2008. The main objective of the association "is the advancement of education in general practice in Ireland by promoting and assisting nurses in further education programmes and to provide a forum for the dissemination of information on developments in the General Practice Nursing field which will promote the highest standards of care to benefit the community."

Membership of the IGPNEA is available to nurses on the Active Register of NMBI on any one of the following divisions: RGN, RCN, RM, RPHN, and who are currently working in General Practice in the Republic of Ireland.