Nurse practitioner and midwife prescribing in Australia
Raven, Melissa Kendall
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There is an increasing trend worldwide for nurses and other non-medical healthcare professionals to be accorded the right to prescribe drugs. In Australia, nurse practitioners and eligible midwives have gained prescribing privileges in recent years. This RESEARCH ROUNDup examines their prescribing patterns and the evidence about the effectiveness and safety of nurse and midwife prescribing.