Submission to Victorian nurse practitioner prescribing consultation


Summary

Date: 16 December 2019

The RACGP has made a submission to the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services regarding a proposal to authorise Victorian nurse practitioners to obtain and to use, sell or supply any Schedule 2, 3, 4 or 8 poison (medications).

The RACGP supports the proposed approach, provided nurse practitioner prescribing takes place only within their defined scope of practice and under the appropriate collaborative care agreements.

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