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Community pharmacy services

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  • Release date: 12 November 2014
  • Period covered: 2013-14
An annual report which includes data on pharmacies, prescriptions dispensed and pharmaceutical services offered.

Key points

  • There were 714 community pharmacies in Wales on 31 March 2014, up 2 from 712 on 31 March 2013, although in general the total number changes little from year to year.
  • There were 4 appliance contractors in Wales on 31 March 2014.
  • 71.2 million prescription items were dispensed by community pharmacies in 2013-14, up by 2.9% from 2012-13.
  • 95.7% of pharmacies were accredited to provide Medicine Use Review services and 93.0% a Discharge Medicines Review service in 2013-14.
  • The proportion of community pharmacies accredited to provide various enhanced services has risen steadily since 2005-06.

Contact

Tel: 029 2082 5039
Email: stats.healthinfo@wales.gsi.gov.uk

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