Views on nurse prescribing: a survey of community mental health nurses in the Republic of Ireland.

@article{Wells2009ViewsON,
  title={Views on nurse prescribing: a survey of community mental health nurses in the Republic of Ireland.},
  author={John G. Wells and Margarita Bergin and Martina Ann Gooney and Adrian Jones},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing},
  year={2009},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={10-7}
}
A nurse prescribing scheme has recently been implemented within the Republic of Ireland. This paper reports on the views of community mental health nurses on nurse prescribing just prior to the implementation of the scheme. Data were gathered through a 13-item questionnaire administered to 103 members of the Association of Community Mental Health Nurses in Ireland. Results indicated a distinct difference of view between male and female community mental health nurses, with female nurses having… CONTINUE READING