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Q - I am employed as a part-time practice nurse, a position I took up last year. Prior to this, I worked as a senior primary care nurse in an out-of-hours setting where I prescribed regularly.

I have not used my prescribing qualification since 2006 and would like to resume this practice within the surgery in which I now work. What do I have to do to enable me to do this? Are there any refresher courses available? I would be grateful for your advice.

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