Professional considerations for nurse prescribers
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Professional considerations for nurse prescribers

Fiona Culley Independent nurse consultant, St Albans, Hertfordshire

This article considers the key professional responsibilities nurse and midwife prescribers are expected to fulfil to protect those in their care. While many of the principles have been constant since the introduction of nurse prescribing, a number of recent changes need consideration. Reference is made in the article to some key requirements expected of all nurse prescribers regardless of their particular role or practice setting.

Nursing Standard. 24, 43,55-60. doi: 10.7748/ns2010.06.24.43.55.c7880