Journal article

Scottish community pharmacists' current involvement in and attitudes towards 'extended service' provision: A national survey

J Inch, CM Bond, AJ Lee, A Scott, AM Grant

International Journal of Pharmacy Practice | Published : 2005

Abstract

Objective: To determine Scottish community pharmacists' present involvement with 'extended' service provision, as outlined in The right medicine' policy document, as well as an insight into the attitudes of pharmacists in delivering such services. Setting: All community pharmacists working in Scotland. Method: A questionnaire was developed, piloted and refined before mailing to all community pharmacists working in Scotland (n = 1621). Two reminders were sent to non-responders. Data on current service provision was analysed using SPSS version 11 for windows. Key findings: An overall response rate of 56.4% (914/1621) was achieved for pharmacists. The survey revealed that the majority of respon..

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