Supplementary prescribing for overactive bladder
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Supplementary prescribing for overactive bladder

Katherine Wilkinson Nurse consultant in continence care, Airedale Primary Care Trust, Keighley Health Centre, Keighley, West Yorkshire

Overactive bladder is a common condition that can be treated effectively in primary care by nurses. Supplementary nurse prescribing enables nurses with the appropriate qualification to provide holistic programmes of care for individuals with an overactive bladder. This article provides a summary of the current position of nurse prescribing in England and how it can be applied to this aspect of continence care.

Nursing Standard. 19, 19, 38-42. doi: 10.7748/ns2005.01.19.19.38.c3788

Correspondence

kath.wilkinson@bradford.nhs.uk

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This article has been subject to double blind peer review