Emergency supply of prescription-only medicines to patients by community pharmacists: a mixed methods evaluation incorporating patient, pharmacist and GP perspectives

@inproceedings{Morecroft2015EmergencySO,
  title={Emergency supply of prescription-only medicines to patients by community pharmacists: a mixed methods evaluation incorporating patient, pharmacist and GP perspectives},
  author={Charles W. Morecroft and Adam J Mackridge and Elizabeth C. Stokes and Nicola J Gray and Sarah E Wilson and Darren M Ashcroft and Noah Mensah and Graham B. Pickup},
  booktitle={BMJ open},
  year={2015}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate and inform emergency supply of prescription-only medicines by community pharmacists (CPs), including how the service could form an integral component of established healthcare provision to maximise adherence. DESIGN Mixed methods. 4 phases: prospective audit of emergency supply requests for prescribed medicines (October-November 2012 and April 2013); interviews with CPs (February-April 2013); follow-up interviews with patients (April-May 2013); interactive feedback… CONTINUE READING
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