Community pharmacy and NHS Direct in new team initiative
Since its creation and launch more than five years ago, NHS Direct has handled over 18 million calls and has become one of the world’s principal providers of telephone-based health care advice. During the conception of NHS Direct it was not anticipated that medicines-related enquiries would make up a significant number of the calls being dealt with by nurse advisers; therefore input from community pharmacy was not initially sought.
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