Community pharmacy minor ailment services: Pharmacy stakeholder perspectives on the factors affecting sustainability.

Affiliation

School of Pharmacy, King George VI Building, Newcastle University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Self-care advice and management of minor ailments have long been provided in community pharmacies across England. However, formal pharmacy minor ailment service provision is geographically variable and has yet to gain recognition and political support as a valued sustainable service for nationwide adoption and commissioning.

Keywords

Health service research,Minor ailments,Pharmacy practice,Programme sustainability,Self-care,