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A brief guide to the new supplementary prescribing

VOL: 98, ISSUE: 49, PAGE NO: 26 ROSEMARY COOK, MSC, PN CERT, RGN, IS NURSING OFFICER, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, LEEDS The term ‘supplementary prescribing’ (SP) has been adopted to describe a new form of prescribing that can be undertaken by non-medical health professionals after a doctor has made a diagnosis and drawn up a clinical management plan (CMP) for the patient.

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