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Mothers and children benefit from nurse care

The Government proposes to extend nurse prescribing to 'the most dangerous drugs in the book' ­ Rob Gough reports

Dr Vicky Pleydell says her practice has reaped great rewards from working with nurse prescribers because its patient list is dominated by young mothers and children.

Dr Pleydell, chair of Hambleton and Richmondshire PCT professional executive committee and a GP at Catterick Garrison in Yorkshire, said: 'Patients get a reasonable service without having to wait.'

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