publication . Article . 2015

Evaluation of NHS Health Checks provided by community pharmacies

Corlett, S.A.; Krska, Janet;
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  • Published: 29 Oct 2015 Journal: Journal of Public Health (issn: 1741-3842, eissn: 1741-3850, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
  • Country: United Kingdom
Background Community pharmacy is a potentially useful, easily accessed provider of NHS Health Checks. Little published work has reported outcomes or sought views of pharmacy Health Check attenders. This evaluation assessed findings of pharmacy Health Checks plus subsequent attendance after referral to general practices and obtained client views.\ud \ud Methods Mixed methods including: data abstraction from Health Check and practice records, questionnaire to all attenders and interviews with sample of questionnaire respondents.\ud \ud Results Data from 190 pharmacy Health Checks, performed in four pharmacies, showed that the majority of attenders (58%) were femal...
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