supplementary prescribing

supplementary prescribing

A UK term of art for a voluntary partnership between an independent prescriber—e.g., doctor or dentist—and a supplementary prescriber to implement an patient-specific clinical management plan with the patient’s consent.
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An evaluation of supplementary prescribing in nursing and pharmacy, Final report for the Department of Health, University of Sheffield.
The legislation introducing the supplementary prescribing right in 2005 just wasn't enough for me as I already hold a Prescription Only Medicine Certificate.
Enhancing the DSN role: Independent and supplementary prescribing.
He was responsible for developing the first GOC-accredited supplementary prescribing course in the UK, is a founder member of the European Academy of Optometrists, and more recently, has been a key figure in developing a novel clinical tool for the detection and monitoring of strabismus.
other health services required locally, such as minor ailment schemes or supplementary prescribing services, will be commissioned by the local Clinical Commissioning Group.
The aim was to measure the effect of pharmacist involvement in medication history taking and supplementary prescribing in the perioperative setting.
I have undertaken my BSC Hons degree in community health care studies and nurse independent and supplementary prescribing qualification at the University of Northumbria.
The opening of the entire BNF to nurses should make the option of prescribing more favourable, and with so many highly-skilled practice nurses running disease management clinics in GP practices, there exists the option of supplementary prescribing.
Supplementary prescribing has previously been available to nurses and pharmacists and some other professions allied to medicine.
In the UK, supplementary prescribing rights were introduced in 2003 and were followed by independent prescribing rights in 2006.
We were pleased when pharmacy achieved supplementary prescribing but were determined that it did not stop there," he says.

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