Non-medical prescribing in the UK

non medical prescribing

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) stated that only “appropriate practitioners” can prescribe medicine in the UK. There are two categories of the said practitioners: Independent prescribers, who are healthcare professionals responsible for assessing patient and making clinical decisions about how to manage the patient condition and prescribing medication. They include doctors, dentists, [Read More…]

Nurse practitioners on the non-medical prescribing scene

Nursing - prescribing

Ooohh….aaahhhh….. our first nursing guest blog post!! Thanks goes to the Primary Health Care Research & Information Service (PHC RIS) for allowing us to re-publish this article about what is happening right now in the area of nurse practitioner prescribing of medicines in Australia. The original article was published here: http://www.phcris.org.au/publications/researchroundup/issues/26.php. PHC RIS provides research [Read More…]