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