Nurse prescribing: reflections on safety in practice.

  title={Nurse prescribing: reflections on safety in practice.},
  author={Eleanor Bradley and Brian Hynam and Peter Nolan},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  volume={65 3},
This qualitative study explores how recently qualified nurse prescribers describe, and rate, the safety of their prescribing. Internationally, the costs of drug errors are enormous and they can have serious implications for staff and patients. Nurses are now undertaking extended prescribing practice throughout the UK. Nurse prescribers work across different work settings and although safe prescribing is a priority in all of them, it is essential to ascertain the conditions that foster the… CONTINUE READING

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