District nurses prescribing as nurse independent prescribers.

@article{Downer2010DistrictNP,
  title={District nurses prescribing as nurse independent prescribers.},
  author={Frances Downer and Chew Kim Shepherd},
  journal={British journal of community nursing},
  year={2010},
  volume={15 7},
  pages={348-52}
}
Nurse prescribing has been established in the UK since 1994, however, limited focus has been placed on the experiences of district nurses adopting this additional role. This phenomenological study explores the experiences of district nurses prescribing as nurse independent prescribers across the West of Scotland. A qualitative Heideggarian approach examined the every-day experiences of independent prescribing among district nurses. A purposive sample was used and data collected using audio… CONTINUE READING

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