Nurse and Midwife Medicinal Product Prescribing

Welcome to the Nursing and Midwifery Medicinal Products Prescribing Site. Please select the link relevant to you.

If you're interested in becoming a Prescriber have a look at this DVD- Nurse and Midwife Prescribing - A Prescription for Practice

Presentations from Conferences and CPD Days|

Introduction to Nurse/Midwife Prescribing

Brief history on Legislation/ Professional Regulations


Nurse/Midwife Prescriber Leads

List of contact details for National Lead and Assistant Directors (Prescribing)

How to Become a Nurse or Midwife Prescriber

Information on how to apply and what is required to become a nurse/midwife prescriber. Information on the Prescribing Programmes, where you can undertake the programme and their application process. Information on sponsorship to undertake the programme.

Information for Employers/Managers

Information for Employers/Managers who wish to introduce Nurse/Midwife Prescribing to their Service

How to Register as a Nurse or Midwife Prescriber

Information on how to register with an Bord Altranais as a Nurse or Midwife Prescriber

Latest Statistics

Statistics on the number of prescribers, the number of prescriptions issued etc. Updated quarterly-Jan, April, July and Oct

Guiding Framework Document

This section contains the Guiding Framework for the Nurse/Midwife Prescribing Initiative. It contains a valuable implemententation framework, the educational component and the monitoring aspects of the initiative.

Supporting Documentation

Access to Presentations from Conferences / Continuing Professional Development Days

These sections holds documents and publications relevant to Prescribing

Information for Patients, Parents and the Public

Leaflets for patients, service users, the general public and parents

Clinical Audit Nurse/Midwife Prescribing

This section provides audit tools and resources and a national evaluation report on the prescribing initiative


Communication Network to enable Registered Nurse Prescribers, Prescribing Site Co-ordinators and other relevant staff to collaborate, support and share initiatives and ideas in relation to prescribing. Membership of the Network is by invitation by the Office of the Nursing and Midwifery Services Director

Data Collection Log on | (N&M Prescribers Only)

Log on here to record prescriptions written Information regarding the Data Collection System