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Title: Evaluation of the extension of independent nurse prescribing in Scotland
Author(s): Watterson, Andrew
Turner, Fiona
Coull, Alison F
Murray, Ian
Boreham, Nicholas
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Citation: Watterson A, Turner F, Coull AF, Murray I & Boreham N (2009) Evaluation of the extension of independent nurse prescribing in Scotland. Health and Community Care Research Findings, No 85/2009. Scottish Government.
Issue Date: Sep-2009
Publisher: Scottish Government
Series/Report no.: Health and Community Care Research Findings, No 85/2009
Abstract: Nurse prescribing first became part of the UK government's policy agenda following the Cumberlege Report (DHSS, 1986). By 2001, nurse prescribing was extended to include more nurses and to cover a wider formulary. Nurse prescribers in Scotland can now prescribe a range of controlled drugs for specific medical conditions. This research project which is summarised below provides an evaluation of the extension of nurse prescribing following the introduction of new legislation in 2001.
Type: Research Report
Rights: Use in this Repository permitted as holders of the PSI Click Use Licence: The PSI Click-Use Licence is for use of information produced by the Scottish Parliament. Licence Holder: University of Stirling, Licence no. C2006002087.
Affiliation: HS Research - Stirling
University of Stirling
HS Research - Stirling
Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport

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