Does non-medical prescribing make a difference to patients?

Nicola Carey, Karen Stenner

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This article examines the literature on non-medical prescribing to establish its impact on UK healthcare. It discusses how better access to medication through non-medical prescribing can improve patient safety and patient-centred care, and how nurse prescribing can help ensure quality of care in the NHS during the current financial crisis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)14-16
Number of pages3
JournalNursing times
Issue number26
Publication statusPublished - 5 Jul 2011


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