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Table 2 Nurses’ and pharmacists’ ability to prescribe electronically

From: Supporting patient access to medicines in community palliative care: on-line survey of health professionals’ practice, perceived effectiveness and influencing factors

Are you able to prescribe via an electronic system?
  Total
N (%)
CNS
N (%)
CN
N (%)
PCP
N (%)
CP
N (%)
No – pad only 142 (58) 122 (94) 14 (64) 68 (78) 4 (20)
Yes – with transfer to pharmacy 74 (30) 2 (1.5) 4 (18) 17 (20) 11 (55)
Yes – no transfer to pharmacy 28 (11) 6 (4.6) 4 (18) 2 (2.3) 5 (25)
  1. Key: CNS Clinical Nurse Specialist, CN Community Nurse, GP General Practitioner, PCP Primary Care Pharmacist, CP Community Pharmacist