Biosciences on the margin
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Biosciences on the margin

Sue Jordan Lecturer, School of Health Science, University of Wales, Swansea
Nikki Potter Lecturer, School of Health Science, University of Wales, Swansea

As nursing has striven to acquire professional autonomy, the biological sciences have been marginalised in the teaching and practice of nursing. The authors of this article argue that with the expected expansion of nursing roles – including nurse prescribing – the need to consider the place of the biosciences in nursing has become more acute.

Nursing Standard. 13, 25, 46-48. doi: 10.7748/ns1999.03.13.25.46.c7496