The Birmingham community pharmacy repeat dispensing project

Keith A. Wilson, Jill K. Jesson, J. Varnish, R. Pocock, A. Barton

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Report on a pilot project funded by the Dept of Health and involving 350 repeat dispensing patients at 7 community pharmacies and two medical practices. 82% of patients approached were willing to enter a repeat dispensing service and after 6 months 86% liked the system. Concludes that successful repeat dispensing depends on a good infrastructure in both the pharmacy and the medical practice, and requires established inter-professional communication.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)20-24
Number of pages5
JournalPharmaceutical Journal
Issue number7205
Publication statusPublished - 6 Jul 2002


  • repeat dispensing
  • pharmacy services-community
  • England
  • attitude
  • pharmacists
  • community
  • doctors
  • general practice
  • interprofessional relationships
  • pilot studies


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