Prescribers are maxi-nurses, not mini-doctors
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Prescribers are maxi-nurses, not mini-doctors

Matt Griffiths Visiting professor, Prescribing and medicines management at Birmingham City University

In an overstretched NHS, prescribing enables nurses to be efficient and autonomous

When I started my nursing career in 1989, nurses weren’t allowed to prescribe medicines, not even paracetamol.

Nursing Standard. 35, 3, 35-36. doi: 10.7748/ns.35.3.35.s18

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