Research has demonstrated that advanced Nurse Practitioners
can and do prescribe effectively (Barrett, 2004; Luker et al.
Gwen Taylor, practice manager at Newburn Practice, said: "The new GP sessions are an enhancement to the service already being provided by the advanced nurse practitioners
For the past seven years, advanced nurse practitioners
Sally Hall, Catherine Lawson and secretary Melanie Burke have been operating a health clinic in Lemington with more than 2,300 people registered to their books.
Andy's evidence-based success as an advanced nurse practitioner
and skilled therapist has demonstrated the value of advanced nursing roles to a wide range of mental health service stakeholders.
She said: "The role of the Advanced Nurse Practitioner
was created over a decade ago and allows nurses to do many of the tasks that their medical colleagues do.
ANIMAL SAFARI: These white rhinos at Knowsley Safari Park should see the torch pass through TORCHDOWN: The flame will be carried over the River Mersey by ferry PARKLIFE: The torch will also be passing through Birkenhead Park BEARER: Advanced nurse practitioner
Rob Jackson IN TRAINING: Molly Steel from the Salisbury ABC, Everton, who will carry the Olympic torch in Liverpool
Twenty-two patients treated at St Helens hospital are being recruited to the programme, run by advanced nurse practitioner
TPioneering Dinah Hickish, the Senior Advanced Nurse Practitioner
at St Kentigern Hospice, has earned glowing praise after setting up the first nurse-led model of hospice care of an inpatient unit in the UK.
He came through his illness and is now working as an advanced nurse practitioner
for the Blood Transfusion Service.
Dinah Hickish, Senior Advanced Nurse Practitioner
at St Kentigern, believes strongly in the value of education, and supporting the independent sector in being able to access knowledge.
Dinah Hickish, advanced nurse practitioner
at the hospice, said: "Until now, nursing home staff have had to call the out-of-hours doctor service.
St Kentigern Hospice in St Asaph earned the glowing praise after setting up probably the only nurse-led hospice in the Western Hemisphere Pioneering Dinah Hickish, the Senior Advanced Nurse Practitioner
at St Kentigern Hospice is spearheading the initiative which is attracting interest from across the UK and even across the globe.