Non Medical Prescribing Update Online

Please note that there are a limited number of fully funded places on this course for eligible candidates.

Staff that qualify to attend funded sessions:

Advanced Nurse Practitioners
Nurse Specialists
Extended Role Practice Nurses
Practice Nurses
Nursing Associates
Nursing Partners
Nurse Dispensers

Taking place on the 13th of March from 09:00 - 13:00


The 29th of May from 09:00 -13:00

This prescribing update will explore safe prescribing in general practice, improve concordance, improving patient safety and uses a case study discussion around prescribing errors including auditing of medication reviews. The prescribing update also discussed the competency document for non medical prescribers.

Session Aims

This session provides an update of current prescribing guidelines for safe prescribing in general practice.


  1. Explore current guidelines for prescribing in primary care.
  2. Develop skills in carrying out an effective medication review.
  3. Polypharmacy and how to prevent prescribing errors.
  4. .Managing non adherence and developing concordance.
  5. Recognise importance of auditing and reviewing prescribing practices in general practice.


  • Adherence to local formulary and transfer of care – medicines reconciliation.  Mr Ayorinde Balogun, Clinical Pharmacist, Wandsworth PCN, Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
  •  Transfer of care – medicines reconciliation Mr Ayorinde Balogun
  •  Requests to prescribe from private clinics and non-conventional sources Mr Marvin Sooboodoo, Senior Primary Care Pharmacist, South West London 
  •  Auditing medicines management 
  •  How to use the competency framework as a prescriber. Aneela Tehseen, Clinical Pharmacist

Please note that a third-party provider, Belmatt Healthcare, is running this course; your name and email address will be shared with them after booking. Please contact the Training Hub if you do not wish for your details to be shared. 

For support and enquiries please either Email & Telephone us at| 01432 270636

  • Date
  • 13/03/2024
    9.00 am
    Online Meeting
  • 29/05/2024
    9.00 am
    Online Meeting
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