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Table 3 Provision of commissioned community pharmacy palliative care medicines services

From: Supporting patient access to medicines in community palliative care: on-line survey of health professionals’ practice, perceived effectiveness and influencing factors

If you are a community pharmacist in a community pharmacy, do you provide an enhanced service for palliative care (e.g. on-demand availability of specialist drugs)?
  Yes No
Commissioned servicea 67 (31) 148 (68)
Of those with a commissioned service
 Stocking a locally agreed list of core palliative care medicines 62 (93) 5 (7.5)
 OOH availability of palliative care medicines from your pharmacy 32 (48) 35 (52)
 OOH availability of palliative care medicines from other linked pharmacies in your area 19 (28) 48 (72)
 Provision of info on the service to other pharmacy contractors and HCPs to signpost patients to the service 47 (70) 20 (30)
 Provision of info on the service to patients and carers directly 41 (61) 26 (39)
  1. aFour (4; 1.8%) missing
  2. Key: OOH Out-of-hours, HCPs Health Care Professionals