Prescriptions

House of Lords written question – answered at on 22 July 2014.

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Photo of Baroness Golding Baroness Golding Labour

To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of physiotherapists and podiatrists being trained as independent prescribers, what progress is being made to extend prescribing to include other groups of allied health professionals.

Photo of Earl Howe Earl Howe The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

NHS England is working closely with the relevant professional bodies and the

Department to keep the case for any further expansion of prescribing responsibilities for the allied health professions under review.

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