Different staff groups have different permissions with respect to medicines supply and administration and it is important to ensure legislation is followed.

How to use this page

Staff groups are listed in alphabetical order and include information on what they can and cannot legally do, with respect to medicines supply and administration.

Essential reading

This page should be read in conjunction with Legal mechanisms to supply and administer medicines to individuals and Medicine administration by registered and non-registered staff.

Mechanisms by professional group

Update history

  1. Community practitioner nurse prescriber added.
  1. Article series format review
  1. Midwife section updated to include Human Medicine Regulation 2012: Regulation 223
  1. Published

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