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Prescribing and Patient Group Direction

Non-Medical Prescribing

The control on medical prescribing has existed for many years, and evolved to respond to changing need in healthcare. Today, non-medical prescribers are bound to the same control with some specific additional restrictions.

The resource contains information on the following relevant topic areas in relation to non-medical prescribing:

  • Legal, policy and ethical aspects
  • Prescribing in the public health context
  • Clinical pharmacology including the effects of co-morbidity
  • Scenarios and cases
  • Evaluation