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Nurse independent prescriber qualification has had little overall impact on prescribing

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GP employers are vicariously liable for actions/ommissions of nurse employees regardless whether they prescribe or not. As none of your nurses have undertaken course, can assure you that there is plenty 'depth' complexitiy in terms of pharmacology/pharmacokinetics/safe prescribing. There is a body of evidence to suggest that NMP's are extremley safe/ competenent people and maintain exellent prescribing partnerships with their patients. - this is perhaps the most important point- and also how is nurse prescribing used in general practice - my point above - what about supplementary partnerships - PT/ GP/ Nurse would this facilitate better prescribing outcomes? in terms of PT ed/ concordance etc? GP/s PT/Nurses working together!!!

Posted date

17 Feb 2014

Posted time

11:36am

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