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Nurse independent prescriber qualification has had little overall impact on prescribing


It is common for medical professionals to try and lessen the value of the nurse prescribing course. In my opinion, it is about a misconception that NMPs are going to replace doctors and hence understandably they feel threatened. Who wouldn't? NMPs are an invaluable resource that has proven can reduce medical pressures in a lot of specialisms. It is out of ignorance for any medical doctor to underestimate the ability of an NMP, especially in my area of specialism: substance misuse. If you are a medical doctor who intends to prescribe in this area but are unsure, please seek support before you kill someone, remember to swallow that pride coz NMPs can help !

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13 Nov 2016

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