Nurse prescribing: developing the evaluation agenda
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Nurse prescribing: developing the evaluation agenda

Sue Jordan Senior lecturer, School of Health Science, University of Wales, Swansea
Howard Griffiths Clinical practice tutor, School of Health Science, University of Wales, Swansea

Nurse prescribing raises complex issues, including erosion of the medical monopoly on control of medication management, compensation for physician shortage and the introduction of guideline-driven prescribing (Jordan and Hughes 1996, McCartney et al 1999). This article sets the recent UK developments in context and discusses the evaluation agenda.

Correspondence S.E.Jordan@swansea.ac.uk

Nursing Standard. 18, 29,40-44. doi: 10.7748/ns2004.03.18.29.40.c3580

Published in print: 31 March 2004

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