Developing a non-medical prescribes’ peer supervision group
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Developing a non-medical prescribes’ peer supervision group

Steve Turner Facilitator, Non-medical Prescribers’ Peer Supervision Group, Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, St Austell, Social enterprise Steve Turner Innovations, National Prescribing Centre Plus medicines management for the South West, University of Plymouth, Plymouth

This article describes the effect and outcomes of a non-medical prescribers’ peer supervision group in a secondary care mental health and learning disabilities trust two years after its inception. The article highlights how the group has encouraged networking and innovation, which have helped to develop and promote non-medical prescribing in the trust.


Nursing Standard. 25, 29,55-61. doi: 10.7748/ns2011.

Published in print: 23 March 2011

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review