Prescribing is integral to the role of a GP. This course looks at the principles which inform good prescribing and details the more common reasons for prescribing errors.

This course was developed in partnership with the NIHR Greater Manchester Primary Care Patient Safety Translational Research Centre and the Medical Defence Union.

This course is FREE to to all UK healthcare professionals and available for purchase by anyone outside of the UK through the RCGP website.


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Time to complete this course: 3 hours
Date of publication: January 2014
Reviewed and updated: March 2021

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