Report on repeat prescriptions

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Report title 
Report on repeat prescriptions
Local Healthwatch 
Healthwatch Kent
Date of publication 
Wednesday, 1 February, 2017
Type of report 
Local analysis
Other
Key themes 
Devolution of services
Healthwatch reference number 
LWH-000765

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? 
Correspondence
If an Enter and View methodology was applied, was the visit announced or unannounced? 
N/A

Details of health and care services included in the report

Primary care services 
Community pharmacy

Details about conditions and diseases

Types of disabilities 
Multiple

Details of people who shared their views

Number of people who shared their views 
91
Does the information include public's views? 
Yes
Does the information include carer's, friend's or relative's views? 
No
Does the information include staff's views? 
No
Does the information include other people's views? 
No
What was the main sentiment of the people who shared their views? 
Mixed

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

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.