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GPs employ pharmacist prescriber to hit targets

A practice in Derby has launched hypertension clinics run solely by one of the country's first supplementary prescribers – in a bid to hit quality targets.

Dr Anna Frain, a GP at the Derwent Valley Medical Centre, mentored former community pharmacist Lorna Davies through her supplementary prescriber training.

She said: 'It's the way of the future and with the current GP recruitment crisis we're plugging a gap.'

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