Rachel Hall, MRPharmS, is a clinical pharmacist at the Old School Surgery, Bristol
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The decision to prescribe a medicine can be complex when you have to balance what’s best for the patient with what is most cost effective.
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Regular clinical supervision is needed when working as a non-medical prescriber. It is incredibly important to know your boundaries and to ask for help when you need it.
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The recent General Medical Council report citing that 5% of prescriptions written by GPs contain a mistake comes as no surprise. Nowadays GPs are so busy that repeat prescribing is not one of their priorities (worrying, but true). Increasing pressures mean that the time that GPs have to review patients’ medicines and sign prescriptions is gradually being eroded. At the same time,
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