Nurse prescribing: reflections on safety in practice.

@article{Bradley2007NursePR,
  title={Nurse prescribing: reflections on safety in practice.},
  author={Eleanor Bradley and Brian Hynam and Peter Nolan},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={65 3},
  pages={599-609}
}
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

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 17 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 39 references

A spoonful of sugar: Medicines management in NHS hospitals

  • Audit Commission.
  • London: Audit Commission.
  • 2001
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Learning the trade: A culture of safety

  • S. Gherardi, D. Nicolini
  • in practice. Organization,
  • 2002
Highly Influential
3 Excerpts

Improving patients’ access to medicines: A guide to implementing nurse and pharmacist independent prescribing within the NHS in England

  • Department of Health.
  • London: DoH.
  • 2006

Medicines matters

  • Department of Health.
  • London: DoH.
  • 2006

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…