Independent Prescribing Course

Anglia Ruskin University

Non-Medical Prescribing course prepares you to prescribe medicines from the British National Formulary (BNF) in your area of competence, assisting you in extending your practice. You’ll learn to prescribe safely, appropriately and cost-effectively, as both an independent and supplementary prescriber.

Course length

6 Months

Course accredited


Accredited till

May 2023



Who should attend?

You’ll already be a registered nurse, midwife, pharmacist, physiotherapist, paramedic, chiropodist, podiatrist, dietician, diagnostic or therapeutic radiographer, and this course may interest you because there is a recognised need for you to prescribe within your clinical practice.

Entry requirements

  • Registered for 24 months with the GPhC (pharmacists). Additionally, pharmacist applicants must have at least 24 months experience in the specialist role in which they will prescribe and must take this module at level 7.
  • Registered for 12 months with the NMC (nurses/midwives).
  • Registered with the HCPC (allied health professionals – with appropriate experience; paramedics must be working in an advanced practice, non-ambulance setting and must take this module at level 7.

Anglia Ruskin University
Independent Prescribing Course
Address: Young Street Cambridge CB1 2LZ
Tel: +44 (0)1245 49313

Non-Medical Dispensing

This website is for all Anglia Ruskin University supervisors and assessors of Non-Medical Prescribing students.

It will give you with tools and information to assist you in effectively supporting, supervising, and assessing students in the practise situation.

Most of your questions concerning supervision and evaluation should be answered in the publications you may download below.

If there is anything else you need help with, or if you believe there is material on this page that would be beneficial, please email the course leader, Michael Cumberbatch.

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