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101 Nurse Prescribing in Palliative Care
  1. Jill Beckhelling and
  2. Carolyn Skilton
  1. St Wilfrid’s Hospice, Eastbourne, England

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Over 10,000 nurses in the UK are now prescribing, as independent or supplementary prescribers (Courtenay et al, 2007). A role that has been traditionally associated with doctors has transformed nursing and provided it with the opportunity to deliver improved and more responsive patient care. The emphasis of nurse …

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