Chapter 2. Mental Health Nurse Prescribing: The UK and the World

  1. DR Adrian Jones RN, BN (HONS), PHD Nurse Consultant Visiting Reader in Psychiatric Nursing1,2

Published Online: 1 JUL 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444311624.ch2

Nurse Prescribing in Mental Health

Nurse Prescribing in Mental Health

How to Cite

Jones, A. (2009) Mental Health Nurse Prescribing: The UK and the World, in Nurse Prescribing in Mental Health, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444311624.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    North Wales NHS Trust, UK

  2. 2

    Glyndwr University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JUL 2009
  2. Published Print: 20 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405170925

Online ISBN: 9781444311624

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Keywords:

  • nurse prescribing in the UK;
  • nurse–patient relationship;
  • mental health nursing and patient assessment and treatment;
  • better medicines management;
  • nurse prescribing across the world;
  • prescribing for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and AIDS in hospice settings;
  • nurse prescribing from extended formulary;
  • clinical management plan - cornerstone of supplementary prescribing;
  • patient group directions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • What factors have led to nurse prescribing?

  • Nurse prescribing across the world

  • Global expansion

  • Nurse prescribing in the UK

  • Types of nurse prescriber

  • Supplementary prescribing

  • Writing the prescription

  • Patient group directions

  • Conclusion