The Birmingham community pharmacy repeat dispensing project

Wilson, Keith A., Jesson, Jill K., Varnish, J., Pocock, R. and Barton, A. (2002). The Birmingham community pharmacy repeat dispensing project. Pharmaceutical Journal, 269 (7205), pp. 20-24.

Abstract

Report on a pilot project funded by the Dept of Health and involving 350 repeat dispensing patients at 7 community pharmacies and two medical practices. 82% of patients approached were willing to enter a repeat dispensing service and after 6 months 86% liked the system. Concludes that successful repeat dispensing depends on a good infrastructure in both the pharmacy and the medical practice, and requires established inter-professional communication.

Divisions: Life & Health Sciences > Pharmacy
Life & Health Sciences
Aston Business School
Uncontrolled Keywords: repeat dispensing,pharmacy services-community,England,attitude,pharmacists,community,doctors,general practice,interprofessional relationships,pilot studies
Published Date: 2002-07-06
Authors: Wilson, Keith A.
Jesson, Jill K.
Varnish, J.
Pocock, R.
Barton, A.

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