Published Articles

Nurse practitioners scoff at registered nurses' prescribing plan

One nurse practitioner describes the board's plan as 'ludicrous'.
19 October 2018

Concern over high rate of surgical patients sent home on opioids

Australian study shows most post-op neuro and ortho patients are given almost 50 tablets on discharge
12 October 2018

Q&A: Granting prescribing rights to registered nurses

'Not on my watch,' says the RACGP's Dr Harry Nespolon.
09 October 2018

Registered nurses to be granted prescribing rights under new nursing board proposal

But the RACGP has expressed concern at the plan, saying the writing of scripts requires the expertise of doctors.
04 October 2018

Not unusual for NOAC users to revert to warfarin

More than half switched back because of their GP's advice.
20 August 2018