Patient group directions for antibiotic supply in Walk-in Centres: how legal are they?


Until recently antibiotics were only available on prescription. Nurses in NHS Walk-in Centres (WiCs) now supply and administer antibiotics in accordance with patient group directions (PGDs). The aim of this study was to investigate the process of antibiotic supply from WiCs. Antibiotic PGDs from ten WiCs were selected and medical notes of 50 patients who… (More)


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