Infant Journal
for neonatal and paediatric healthcare professionals

Neonatal Research Priority Setting Partnership: help wanted

Katie Evans
Neonatal Research Priority Setting Partnership Project Co-ordinator and Clinical Research Fellow in Neonatal Medicine at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

Chris Gale
Academic Neonatologist and Neonatal Society Meeting Secretary

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non-medical prescribing; apnoea of prematurity; competency framework; caffeine citrate
Key points
  1. The prescribing decision process involves a comprehensive assessment of the patient leading to consideration of treatment options and discussion with the patient/parents/carers prior to prescription of a pharmacological treatment.
  2. The Competency Framework for all Prescribers recognises a common set of competencies underpinning all prescribing and providing consistency across professions.