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Table 1 NHS Trusts in England providing access to a patient medicines helpline service

From: Operating a patient medicines helpline: a survey study exploring current practice in England using the RE-AIM evaluation framework

Type of NHS Trust/region of England Percentage of NHS Trusts providing access to a helplinea
Acute Trust 67% (91/136)
Specialist Trust 41% (7/17)
Mental health Trust 29% (16/56)
Community Trust 18% (3/17)
Total NHS Trusts 52% (117/226)
East of England 72% (18/25)
South Central 69% (9/13)
South East 69% (11/16)
London 60% (21/35)
North East 60% (6/10)
Yorkshire & Humber 52% (11/21)
South West 46% (11/24)
North West 41% (16/39)
East Midlands 33% (5/15)
West Midlands 32% (9/28)
  1. aNumbers in parentheses show the actual numbers of NHS Trusts that reported providing access to a helpline, out of the total number of Trusts, for the type of Trust or the region of England