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Nurse Prescribing Leadership Summit 2021

Today's Nurse Prescribing Leadership Summit 2021 is chaired by; 


Prof Angela Alexander MBE
Professor Emerita, School of Pharmacy University of Reading
Chair, Working Party 
The Competency Framework for Designated Prescribing Practitioners
Royal Pharmaceutical Society


Nurse Prescribing Leadership & Advanced Nursing Roles


Wendy Preston Head of Nursing Practice
The Royal College of Nursing

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In her presentation Wendy discussed:

• the standards for advanced roles and nursing within speciality
• recognising advanced practice
• implications for nurse prescribers
• the challenges of Covid-19
• support for nurse prescribers at each stage of their prescribing journey
• ensuring nurse prescribing practice is integral to service development


Managing & Leading Nurse Prescribing Practice across and organisation


Merina Michael Non Medical Prescriber Education Lead (Trust Wide)
Barts Health NHS Trust

Merina discussed: 

• managing, supporting and developing nurse prescribing leadership
• being aware of the scope of practice and how to be a safe prescribing practitioner.
• meeting prescribing standards and ensuring effective accountability
• meeting the challenges of Covid-19: assessment and prescribing
• NMP developments and support in an organisation