This 2016 report reviewed the service reach and delivery
of COPD screening and support by the Wessex based community pharmacies involved
in the project. A sample of community pharmacists and patients were also
interviewed. Benefits and challenges to the pilot implementation were highlighted.
A key benefit was that patients referred or not to their GP underlined the
benefits of smoking cessation and taking a more proactive approach to their
health and well-being.
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