Table 2.

Participants’ characteristics, n = 16

  Not given1
Job role on course applicationa
  Community pharmacist7
  CCG pharmacist working in general practice5
  CCG pharmacist not directly working in general practice4
Postgraduate awards held
  Clinical diploma5
  Independent prescribing certificate6
  • a Community pharmacist role included dispensing; over-the-counter minor ailments advice; advanced services such as medicines use reviews, new medicine service, emergency hormonal contraception, and chlamydia screening; general practice role included conducting minor illness and long-term condition clinics, telephone consultations, liaising with community and hospital colleagues, and pain medicines optimisation clinics; CCG role included prescribing management planning, practice audits, assessing practice compliance to formularies and guidelines, and reconciling prescribing problems with GPs. CCG = clinical commissioning group.