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Table 1 Data collection sites

From: The socio-technical organisation of community pharmacies as a factor in the Electronic Prescription Service Release Two implementation: a qualitative study

Case Study Location Number of staff Number of dispensing staff (including pharmacist) Assigned Delivery driver(s) Ownershipa
1 Town–Suburban 2–5 2–4 Yes Independent
2 Town-Health Centre 5–10 5–7 Yes Independent
3 Town–High street 2–4 2–4 Yes Chain
4 City–Suburban 2–5 2–4 Yes Chain
5 Town–High street 5–10 5–6 Yes Chain
6 City–Inner city 2–5 2–4 No Independent
7 Town–Suburban 2–4 2–3 No Independent
8 Town-Shopping Centre 2–3 2–3 No Chain
9 City–Residential 2–4 2–4 Yes Chain
10 Village–High street 2–4 2–4 Yes Independent
11 City–Residential 4–6 4–6 Yes Chain
12 Village–centre 2–4 2–4 Yes Chain
13 City –Inner city 2–3 2–3 Yes Local chain
14 City Inner city 2–3 2–3 Yes Local chain
15 City - Suburban 4–5 2–3 No Independent
  1. aOwnership is used to denote the pharmacy’s status. Some pharmacies were owned by individuals and these are referred to as ‘independent’. Others were owned by chain organisations and often consisted of multiple pharmacies under the same organisation across communities and geographical areas. These are referred to as ‘chain’.