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Changes to medicines legislation

29 July 2012

Primary Health Care

A&S Science

This article summarises changes to legislation which allow appropriately trained nurses and pharmacists to prescribe controlled drugs.

Nurse prescribing in addiction services:client benefits

15 August 2006

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Recent changes to prescribing regulations mean that nurse independent prescribers and supplementary prescribers are now able to prescribe any licensed medicine for...

Nurse prescribing in addiction services: client benefits

09 August 2006

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Recent changes to prescribing regulations mean that nurse independent prescribers and supplementary prescribers are now able to prescribe any licensed medicine for...

Approaches to managing older people using opiates and their risk of dependence

03 April 2019

Nursing Older People

Medicines

There is little doubt that opiates have transformed healthcare, particularly in relation to pain management. However, many patients prescribed this type of drug...

Freedom pass

28 November 2006

Nursing Standard

General Article

Earlier this year, suitably trained nurses started prescribing from virtually the entire British National Formulary