Chapter 18. Non-Medical Prescribing

  1. David Sines Professor Executive Dean1,
  2. Mary Saunders Head1 and
  3. Janice Forbes-Burford Manager2
  1. Helen Ward Principal Lecturer,
  2. Dr Jaya Ahuja Senior Lecturer,
  3. Amanda Tragen Senior Lecturer and
  4. Sandra Horner Senior Lecturer

Published Online: 27 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444316247.ch18

Community Health Care Nursing, Fourth Edition

Community Health Care Nursing, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Ward, H., Ahuja, J., Tragen, A. and Horner, S. (2009) Non-Medical Prescribing, in Community Health Care Nursing, Fourth Edition (eds D. Sines, M. Saunders and J. Forbes-Burford), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444316247.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Faculty of Health & Social Care, London South Bank University, London, UK

  2. 2

    NHS South West, Essex, UK

Author Information

  1. Faculty of Health & Social Care, London South Bank University, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 MAY 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405183406

Online ISBN: 9781444316247

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Keywords:

  • non-medical prescribing;
  • NHS health care professionals - prescribing, supplying and administration of medicines;
  • medicines management - prescription, supply and administration of medicines;
  • towards independent prescribing;
  • nurse independent prescribing;
  • supplementary prescribing and clinical management plans;
  • education and training;
  • supervision in practice as part of education;
  • maintaining competence in practice and CPD;
  • professional and legal accountability

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Medicines management: prescription, supply and administration of medicines

  • History and background of non-medical prescribing

  • Education and training

  • Maintaining competence in practice and CPD

  • Professional and legal accountability

  • Current practices in nurse prescribing

  • Conclusion

  • References