This postgraduate certificate in non-medical prescribing will provide you with the knowledge and skills to qualify as an independent prescriber. Non-medical prescribing has the potential to deliver innovative healthcare within limited finances however, uptake has been slow, and a. Non-medical prescribing (nmp) is utilised in a diversity of ways by a variety of health professions internationally in the uk the two types of nmp that are used by. 10 policy statement 3 11 purpose 3 principles of non-medical prescribing 3 12 policy and statutory obligations 3 definition of independent prescribing 3.
It is important you receive an non-medical prescribing (nmp) information pack / details of dates and nmc requirements before you submit an online. This book explores key developments in non-medical prescribing in the uk addressing the needs of countries in the european market and beyond, which have. Non-medical prescribers should know these 10 ways to prescribe more safely personal vigilance and care is required when prescribing to. Kyle, greg j & nissen, lisa m (2010) non-medical prescribing in australia australian prescriber, 33(6), pp 166-167.
Non-medical prescribers and ordering of prescription forms prescribing of controlled drugs under supplementary prescribing rights jacquie. Cl43 non-medical prescribing policy v7 page 2 of 35 approval and ratification referred for approval by: andrea morris date of referral:. The development of non-medical prescribing in wales is a dynamic process and this document will only reflect the current guidance available on its date of.
Non-medical prescribing, is undertaken by a health professional who is not a doctor it concerns any medicine prescribed for health conditions within the health. A course which prepares professionals to undertake non-medical prescribing within their existing professional field. Non-medical prescribing is a key qualification needed for anyone wanting to become an advanced practitioner or operate in an advanced practice role.
Nurse prescribing has become established in the uk, though the number of prescriptions written in primary care in 2006 by nurses remained small at 08% of the. This module has been developed following the government's decision to extend prescribing responsibilities to nurses, pharmacists and some allied health. Non-medical prescribing provides an exciting and challenging opportunity for nurses, midwives, pharmacists and relevant allied health professionals to. 31 prescribing by non-medical healthcare professionals dentists and non- medical prescribing for nurses, pharmacists and allied health. Non-medical prescribing charts are updated each quarter and show trends in volume and cost of prescribing by nurses, pharmacists and other health.
This article reflects upon the introduction of nonmedical prescribing in the united kingdom and desc. This course prepares physiotherapists and podiatrists designated by law for their roles as independent non-medical prescribers. The uk has more than 50000 non-medical prescribers, but are they improving care. Non-medical prescribing is an essential guide designed to ensure confident prescribing in specialist areas.
Nonmedical prescribing has been allowed in the united kingdom (uk) since 1992 its development over the past 24 years has been marked by. This presentation by dr nicola carey looks at the context of non-medical prescribing in the uk as well as its benefits and challenges.
Non-medical prescribing: how safe are we dawn southey nazish khan sarah sherwood heyman luckraz new cross hospital, wolverhampton. Gain annotation on the nmc's register as 'nurse/midwife independent and supplementary prescriber (v300)' by completing university of plymouth's. London south bank university's two non-medical prescribing study days take place in october and march the speakers we invite are from different. Many countries have implemented nonmedical prescribing (nmp) and many others are scoping prescribing practices with a view to developing.