Potential of nurse prescribing in dermatology

This commentary on a recent article (see here) argues that nurse prescribing has an important contribution to make to the development of dermatology services given its scale and its potential to improve treatment outcomes and access to care. As ways of improving treatment effectiveness develop and are evaluated, it is important that they take account of nursing activity.

Ersser SJ. Nurse prescribing, concordance and the therapeutic consultation. BJD 2011; 164(2): 236-237.