Pharmacy: provision of information in Great Britain 2014

This statistic displays the response of individuals in Great Britain who would not seek information from a pharmacy for at least three health services. As of October 2014, 36 percent of individuals surveyed said they would not go to a pharmacy for information because they always go to their GP/practice surgery.

Why would you not be likely to get information from a pharmacy on some of the issues that I just mentioned?

Share of respondents
Always go to my GP/practice surgery36%
Did not think about going to a pharmacy15%
Do not live near one/ none nearby10%
Do not have a pharmacist I know personally/would trust7%
Did not know they gave advice/not aware could do this/thought only handed out medicines6%
Do not trust advice from pharmacists/ not fully trained staff/ not as good as GPd6%
Not open at convenient trimes4%
No privacy/ do not like talking aloud/ in front of others4%
Do not like going to pharmacy3%
I would be worried about receiving advice from a pharmacy3%
Would prefer to just buy medicines3%
I'm capable of treating myself and don't need advice2%
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Source

In cooperation with
Ipsos
Release date

January 2015

Region

United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

September 26 to October 12, 2014

Number of respondents

822 respondents

Age group

15 years and over

Special properties

respondents who would not use a pharmacy for information for at least three of the services

Method of interview

Questionnaire

Supplementary notes

The exact formulation of the question: Can I just check, why would you not be likely to get information from a pharmacy on some of the issues that I just mentioned?

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