Q&A: Granting prescribing rights to registered nurses

The RACGP's president elect Dr Harry Nespolon is concerned about the dangers of fragmented care
Dr Harry Nespolon
Dr Harry Nespolon. Photo: RACGP

Prescribing is back on the agenda with a plan by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia to grant prescribing rights to registered nurses (see Explainer in box below for details of suggested model).