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Health Care (Registration) (Prescribed Qualifications) (Amendment No. 6) (Jersey) Order 2019

Made                                                                                                14th October 2019

Coming into force                                                                        15th October 2019

THE CHIEF MINISTER makes this Order under Articles 3 and 17 of the Health Care (Registration) (Jersey) Law 1995[1] –

1        Article 2A inserted

After Article 2 of the Health Care (Registration) (Prescribed Qualifications) (Jersey) Order 2003[2], there is inserted –

“2A   Consequential provision

For the purposes of the Health Care (Registration) (Jersey) Law 1995[3], a person who is, immediately before the commencement of this Article, registered in respect of the following registrable occupations is taken to be registered as a nurse independent prescriber –

(a)     a midwife prescribing practitioner;

(b)     a nurse prescribing practitioner; and

(c)     a specialist community public health nurse prescribing practitioner.”.

2        Schedule (prescribed qualifications) amended

In the Schedule to the Health Care (Registration) (Prescribed Qualifications) (Jersey) Order 2003[4] –

(a)     the entry numbered 5A1 is deleted;

(b)     for the entry numbered 5B1, there is substituted –

 

“5B1.

Qualification consisting of –

(a)  entry in the register established and maintained under article 5 of the Nursing and Midwifery Order 2001 of the United Kingdom as –

       (i)     a midwife,

       (ii)    a registered nurse: first level, or

       (iii)    a specialist community public health nurse;

(b)  notation on that register as a nurse independent prescriber or nurse supplementary prescriber; and

(c)  a reasonable degree of experience, and of continuing professional development, in prescribing prescription only medicines

Nurse independent prescriber”;

 

(c)     after the entry numbered 6A there is inserted the following entry –

 

“6AB.

Qualification consisting of –

(a)  entry as an optometrist in the register established and maintained under Section 7 of the Opticians Act 1989 of the United Kingdom;

(b)  notation on that register as an optometrist independent prescriber; and

(c)  a reasonable degree of experience, and of continuing professional development, in prescribing prescription only medicines

Optometrist independent prescriber”;

 

(d)     after the entry numbered 8 there is inserted the following entry –

 

“8A.

Qualification consisting of –

(a)  entry as a paramedic in the register established and maintained under article 5 of the Health Professions Order;

(b)  notation on that register as a paramedic independent prescriber; and

(c)  a reasonable degree of experience, and of continuing professional development, in prescribing prescription only medicines

Paramedic independent prescriber”;

“8B.

Qualification consisting of –

(a)  entry as a pharmacist in the register established and maintained under article 19 of the Pharmacist Order 2010 of the United Kingdom;

(b)  notation on that register as a pharmacist independent prescriber; and

(c)  a reasonable degree of experience, and of continuing professional development, in prescribing prescription only medicines

Pharmacist independent prescriber”;

 

(e)     after the entry numbered 9 there is inserted the following entry –

 

“9AA.

Qualification consisting of –

(a)  entry as a physiotherapist in the register established and maintained under article 5 of the Health Professions Order;

(b)  notation on that register as a physiotherapist independent prescriber; and

(c)  a reasonable degree of experience, and of continuing professional development, in prescribing prescription only medicines

Physiotherapist independent prescriber”;

 

(f)      after the entry numbered 9A there is inserted the following entry –

 

“9B.

Qualification consisting of –

(a)  entry as a podiatrist in the register established and maintained under article 5 of the Health Professions Order;

(b)  notation on that register as a podiatrist independent prescriber; and

(c)  a reasonable degree of experience, and of continuing professional development, in prescribing prescription only medicines

Podiatrist independent prescriber”;

 

(g)     the entry numbered 10A1 is deleted;

(h)     after the entry numbered 11 there is inserted the following entry –

 

“12.

Qualification consisting of –

(a)  entry as a therapeutic radiographer in the register established and maintained under article 5 of the Health Professions Order;

(b)  notation on that register as a therapeutic radiographer independent prescriber; and

(c)  a reasonable degree of experience, and of continuing professional development, in prescribing prescription only medicines

Therapeutic radiographer independent prescriber”.

3        Citation and commencement

(1)     This Order may be cited as the Health Care (Registration) (Prescribed Qualifications) (Amendment No. 6) (Jersey) Order 2019.

(2)     This Order commences on 15th October 2019.

senator j.a.n. le fondré

Chief Minister

 




[1]                                     chapter 20.300

[2]                                     chapter 20.300.50

[3]                                     chapter 20.300

[4]                                     chapter 20.300.50


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