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What proportion of prescription items dispensed in community pharmacies are eligible for the New Medicine Service?

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Health Services Research, March 2014
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Title
What proportion of prescription items dispensed in community pharmacies are eligible for the New Medicine Service?
Published in
BMC Health Services Research, March 2014
DOI 10.1186/1472-6963-14-115
Pubmed ID
Authors

Katharine M Wells, Matthew J Boyd, Tracey Thornley, Helen F Boardman

Abstract

The payment structure for the New Medicine Service (NMS) in England is based on the assumption that 0.5% of prescription items dispensed in community pharmacies are eligible for the service. This assumption is based on a theoretical calculation. This study aimed to find out the actual proportion of prescription items eligible for the NMS dispensed in community pharmacies in order to compare this with the theoretical assumption. The study also aimed to investigate whether the proportion of prescription items eligible for the NMS is affected by pharmacies' proximity to GP practices.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Colombia 1 5%
Unknown 18 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 5 26%
Researcher 5 26%
Student > Master 3 16%
Lecturer 1 5%
Unknown 5 26%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 5 26%
Medicine and Dentistry 3 16%
Nursing and Health Professions 2 11%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1 5%
Psychology 1 5%
Other 1 5%
Unknown 6 32%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 4. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 20 March 2014.
All research outputs
#2,884,138
of 11,304,556 outputs
Outputs from BMC Health Services Research
#1,280
of 3,586 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#47,066
of 184,073 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Health Services Research
#46
of 134 outputs
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