Nurse prescribing in mental health: a person-centred approach
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Nurse prescribing in mental health: a person-centred approach

Martin Jones Associate director of nursing and a visiting professor, Surrey University
Mayvis Oddoye Head of nursing practice
Simon Whitfield Chief pharmacist, Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Surrey
Richard Gray Professor of nursing, University of East Anglia, Norwich

This article outlines how Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, a mental health and learning disability trust, implemented a preceptorship prescribing pathway for mental health nurses. The aim was to support nurses to move from supplementary prescribing to independent prescribing within a person-centred framework.

Nursing Standard. 22, 52,35-38. doi: 10.7748/ns2008.09.22.52.35.c6648

Correspondence

martin.jones@sabp.nhs.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review