Perspectives on privacy in the pharmacy: The views of opioid substitution treatment clients.

Affiliation

School of Public Health, University of Adelaide, Australia; The Drug & Alcohol Services South Australia, SA Pharmacy, SA Health, Australia. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Many pharmacists practise in settings in which protecting privacy can be difficult. To address this, some community pharmacies are rearranging their retail space to provide private areas for clinical consultations. Such facilities are deemed particularly important when dealing with clients who have sensitive medical conditions, such as opioid dependence.

Keywords

Community pharmacy,Opioid substitution treatment program,Pharmacist,Pharmacy layout,Privacy,

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