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Prescribing: the role of the tissue viability nurse

VOL: 96, ISSUE: 36, PAGE NO: 19Brenda King, BSc, SRN, ONC, DNCert, is a tissue viability nurse, Manor Clinic, Community Health Sheffield NHS TrustNurse prescribing has been on the agenda since the Cumberlege (1986) and Crown (1989) reports first recommended it. In line with The Scope of Professional Practice (UKCC, 1992), it can only broaden what is already a constantly changing role.

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