Keep Calm and Carry on Prescribing Event 2019

Non-Medical Prescribing Update for Nurse/Midwife/
Pharmacist/AHP Independent & Supplementary Prescribers

Holiday Inn (Gatwick Airport), Povey Cross Road, RH6 0BA

Friday 1st November 2019

The day will include:

 Legislation of Non-Medical Prescribing

 The NMC / GPhC / HCPC Standards for nurse, pharmacist & AHP prescribers

 Fitness to Practice for the Non Medical Prescriber

Continued Professional Development

 Revalidation and Prescribing

 Controlled Drug Prescribing

 Using the 2016 RPS Competency Framework for all Prescribers

Cost is £120 + VAT = (£144). The fee includes refreshments, lunch, delegate pack and certificate of attendance.


Our trainer Fiona Peniston-Bird BSc (Hons) RHV RGN NIP PGCHE FHEA, has been involved in Non-Medical Prescribing since 1999 when she became a Community Practitioner Formulary Nurse Prescriber whilst working as a Health Visitor. She trained as a Nurse Independent Prescriber in 2002 and subsequently took a post as Non-Medical Prescribing Facilitator within South East Coast Strategic Health Authority in 2003. Fiona founded nmprescribing in 2007. She is the Prescribing Lead for Nurses on the Independent / Supplementary Prescribing Programme at Medway School of Pharmacy and a support tutor for the same course with University of Nottingham.  Fiona is an external examiner for all of the prescribing courses at University of Hertfordshire.  She is a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Prescribing Practice and sits on the BNF Nurse Prescribers Advisory Group, who review the NPF.  Fiona has completed bespoke NMP project work for Health Education Kent, Surrey & Sussex and Health Education England. Fiona was invited as a Subject Matter Expert onto the Nursing and Midwifery Council Assimilation Panel following the Medicines Management and Prescribing Consultation in 2017.  More recently the Royal Pharmaceutical Society have invited her to join their current project developing a new competency framework for those taking on a practice supervisor/assessor role for Non-Medical Prescribing trainees.