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Table 4 Access to patient records

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

Do you have access to shared patient records for communication about medicines access between health professionals? Tick all that you are able to access:
  CNS CN GP PCP CP
  Paper
N (%)
Elec.
N (%)
No
N (%)
Paper
N (%)
Elec.
N (%)
No
N (%)
Paper
N (%)
Elec.
N (%)
No
N (%)
Paper
N (%)
Elec.
N (%)
No
N (%)
Paper
N (%)
Elec.
N (%)
No
N (%)
GP records 22 (5.7) 203 (52) 173 (44) 5 (5.1) 77 (78) 18 (18) 14 (9.3) 145 (96) 2 (1.3) 10 (4.6) 62 (28) 149 (68)
GP OOH records 8 (2.1) 117 (30) 264 (68) 1 (1.0) 60 (61) 38 (38) 72 (14) 349 (70) 86 (17) 13 (8.6) 100 (66) 39 (26) 6 (2.7) 21 (9.6) 192 (88)
CN records 77 (20) 218 (56) 105 (27) 39 (7.8) 281 (56) 186 (37) 7 (4.6) 97 (64) 48 (32) 1 (0.5) 15 (6.9) 203 (93)
Hospice/ palliative care specialist records 3 (3.0) 66 (67) 30 (30) 46 (9.2) 154 (31) 304 (61) 20 (13) 58 (38) 77 (51) 3 (1.4) 12 (5.5) 204 (93)
CP records 2 (0.5) 18 (4.6) 369 (95) 1 (1.0) 8 (8.1) 90 (91) 12 (2.4) 29 (5.8) 458 (92) 4 (3.3)a 9 (7.4)a 108 (89)
Summary Care Record 23 (5.9) 153 (39) 219 (56) 2 (2.0) 60 (61) 37 (37) 26 (5.2) 417 (84) 59 (12) 6 (4.0) 138 (91) 8 (5.3) 13 (5.9) 198 (90) 8 (3.7)
  1. aFor those classed as only primary care pharmacists (i.e., not primary care and community pharmacist)
  2. Key: CNS Clinical Nurse Specialist, CN Community Nurse, GP General Practitioner, PCP Primary Care Pharmacist, CP Community Pharmacist, Elec Electronic, No None, OOH Out-of-Hours