Pharmacy First: Meeting Patient Need

At the two month stage CCA members had delivered 90,000+ Pharmacy First consultations. A deep-dive of the first month’s data showed that 92% of eligible patients received the care they needed through Pharmacy First, without the need for further referral. For 75% of consultations, a medicine was supplied showing that in the vast majority of instances community pharmacies can be the first port of call to deal with these seven common conditions. Meanwhile, 1 in 5 referrals to the service were from GP surgeries.

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