Making the most of your pharmacy, Bucks

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Summary of report content

The survey undertaken was based on a sample of pharmacy users rather than the total population. The survey showed that 66-75 make the highest proportion of weekly visits for other people. Pharmacy services question; a lower proportion of ethnic minorities respondents were aware of this service than of white British. Treatment of minor conditions: 46 and over age group were more aware of this service than the 18-25 year olds. NHS Health Checks. The over 65’s were less aware than younger respondents that pharmacies offered this service. Sexual health services: the 45 and under age group were more aware of sexual health services.

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Report title 
Making the most of your pharmacy, Bucks
Local Healthwatch 
Healthwatch Buckinghamshire
Date of publication 
Saturday, 11 November, 2017
Date evidence capture began 
Saturday, 11 November, 2017
Date evidence capture finished 
Saturday, 11 November, 2017
Type of report 
Local analysis
Public opinion
Key themes 
Medication
Healthwatch reference number 
Rep-6625

Methodology and approach

Was the work undertaken at the request of another organisation? 
Not known
What type of organisation requested the work 
N/A
How was the information collected? 
Visit to provider
If an Enter and View methodology was applied, was the visit announced or unannounced? 
N/A

Details of people who shared their views

Number of people who shared their views 
269
Age group 
All
Gender 
Not known
Ethnicity 
Not known
Sexual orientation 
Not known
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? 
Not known
Types of health and care professionals engaged 
N/A
Does the information include other people's views? 
Not known

Outcomes and impact

Were recommendations made by local Healthwatch in the report? 
No
Does the information contain a response from a provider? 
No
Is there evidence of impact in the report? 
No
Is there evidence of impact external to the report? 
Not known

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.