Paramedic independent prescribing

Non-medical prescribing by paramedics in emergency, urgent and critical care

In contrast to paramedic practice within primary care settings, advanced paramedics practising in emergency departments and in prehospital settings are more likely to encounter patients who require an...

Integrating research and evidence-based guidance into prescribing practice

Both the College of Paramedics (CoP) (2018) and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) (2016) are clear that, as non-medical prescribers, advanced paramedics are required to review and critically...

Independent prescribing: a journey to provide the best possible care

The Review of Prescribing, Supply and Administration of Medicines (Department of Health (DH), 1999), chaired by Dr June Crown, proposed that prescribing rights should be extended to a range of health...

Paramedic prescribing: a potion for success or a bitter pill to swallow?

Paramedics traditionally operate in high-risk and often unpredictable environments, dealing with a range of illnesses and injuries from the critically ill, to those patients with low acuity, yet often...

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The Journal of Paramedic Practice supports paramedics by sharing expertise and advice to help you build confidence, grow professionally and improve care.

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