Change to third party prescription ordering: Cumbria

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Report title 
Change to third party prescription ordering: Cumbria
Local Healthwatch 
Healthwatch Cumbria
Date of publication 
Tuesday, 18 April, 2017
Date evidence capture began 
Tuesday, 20 March, 2018
Date evidence capture finished 
Monday, 20 March, 2017
Type of report 
Report
Patient experience
Key themes 
Administration
Communication between staff and patients
Continuity of care
Medication
Prescription
Service delivery organisation and staffing
Healthwatch reference number 
Rep-1215

Methodology and approach

Was the work undertaken at the request of another organisation? 
No
Primary research method used 
Engagement event
How was the information collected? 
Engagement Event

Details of health and care services included in the report

Primary care services 
GP practice
Secondary care services 
Pharmacy

Details of people who shared their views

Number of people who shared their views 
40
Age group 
All
Gender 
All
Ethnicity 
All
Specific ethnicity if known 
All
Does the information include public's views? 
Yes
Does the information include carer's, friend's or relative's views? 
Not known
Does the information include staff's views? 
Yes
Types of health and care professionals engaged 
Administrative
Doctors
Does the information include other people's views? 
Not known
What was the main sentiment of the people who shared their views? 
Negative

Outcomes and impact

Were recommendations made by local Healthwatch in the report? 
Yes
Does the information contain a response from a provider? 
Yes action has been taken or promised
Is there evidence of impact in the report? 
No
Is there evidence of impact external to the report? 
Yes
What type of impact was determined? 
Implied Impact

Network Impact
Relationships that exist locally, regionally, nationally have benefited from the work undertaken in the report
 
Implied Impact
Where it is implied that change may occur in the future as a result of Healthwatch work. This can be implied in a provider  response, press release or other source. Implied impact can become tangible impact once change has occurred.
 
Tangible Impact
There is evidence of change that can be directly attributed to Healthwatch work undertaken in the report.