Cumberlege Report 1986 Pdf Download
Nurse prescribing is a comparatively new and exciting development for the nursing profession, the vision of community nurses and health visitors being able to prescribe for patients having begun in 1986. This chapter will incorporate a historical overview of the nurse prescribing initiative and include reference to relevant reports and legislation, a brief summary of the pilot sites and how the current training for nurse prescribing developed. Issues relating to teamwork in primary health care, including community profiling and case load management, and the circumstances in which a nurse may prescribe, will be addressed in order to illustrate how nurse prescribing fits in with the current role of community nursing and health visiting.
cumberlege report 1986 pdf download