Nurse independent prescribers are able to prescribe any medicine including Prescription Only Medicines, licensed and unlicensed medicines for any medical condition within their level of experience and competence.

As of the 23rd April 2012 independent prescribers have also been able to prescribe all Schedule 2, 3, 4 and 5 Controlled Drugs (except diamorphine, dipipanone or cocaine for the treatment of addiction).

They can also prescribe any appliance or chemical reagent listed in the Drug Tariff.

Click here to access the latest Drug Tariff on our website.