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Medicines use and prescribing

Physiotherapists may use medicines within the scope of their physiotherapy practice to enhance the effectiveness of physiotherapy programmes. Use the resources on the following pages to find out more.

Background

Background

The evolution of medicines use in practice

Legal and regulatory framework

Legal and regulatory framework

Understand your responsibilities and the medicines frameworks available to you

Professional practice framework

Professional practice framework

Understand how medicines and prescribing fits within the profession and your scope of practice

 

Independent prescribing

Independent prescribing

Find out how to become an independent prescriber          

Controlled drugs

Controlled drugs

Find all the key information about the use of controlled drugs in advanced physiotherapy practice

HEI prescribing programmes

HEI prescribing programmes

Prescribing requires an additional HCPC annotation through an HCPC approved course

Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions

See if your question has been asked before. If not, contact us and we’ll add it

Injection therapy

Injection therapy

See how injection therapy fits within the medicines and prescribing programme

Frameworks for prescribing

Frameworks for prescribing

Curricula frameworks for supplementary and/or independent prescribing programmes for all AHPs

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