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Update on introduction of independent prescribing by physiotherapists and podiatrists

Work is continuing to lay amendments to legislation before Parliament to enable physiotherapists and podiatrists to prescribe medicines independently. This follows a Ministerial announcement last year. The Health and Care Professions Council’s consultation on standards has now closed and responses … Read more → – Update on introduction of independent prescribing by physiotherapists and podiatrists

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Independent prescribing for podiatrists and physios – further update

There are now just weeks left until the close of the Health and Care Professions Council’s (HCPC) consultation on new standards for prescribing education on January 4, 2013. The consultation on the new standards follows the announcement by the Department … Read more → – Independent prescribing for podiatrists and physios – further update

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Independent prescribing for podiatrists and physios – update

Work continues on implementation of independent prescribing for podiatrists and physiotherapists with several important milestones passed in recent weeks, including the launch by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) of their consultation to seek the view of stakeholders on … Read more → – Independent prescribing for podiatrists and physios – update

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Consultation launched on independent prescribing for some Allied Health Professionals

The Department of Health, in conjunction with the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), has launched two public consultations: one concerning proposals for independent prescribing for physiotherapists and one concerning proposals for independent prescribing for podiatrists. Both of these … Read more → – Consultation launched on independent prescribing for some Allied Health Professionals

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