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Nurse independent prescriber qualification has had little overall impact on prescribing

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The ability to deal with anything that walks through the door (both therapeutically and diagnostically) and experience of prescribing is also my domain as an advanced clinician in general practice for the past 10 years. I've also got expertise in commonly presenting mental health presentations and prescribe when required compared to a lot of my GP colleagues. Research completed in 2011, showed there had been no change since 1975 in their ability to recognise patients with depression and GPs lacked knowledge on mental ill health. Not all ANP just deal with triage and minor-illness!

Posted date

17 Feb 2014

Posted time

4:57pm

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