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Table 1 Demographics by stakeholder

From: Process evaluation for the Care Homes Independent Pharmacist Prescriber Study (CHIPPS)

Recruited to: Intervention Post intervention questionnaire Post intervention interview
PIP (Pharmacist independent Prescriber)
 Number of PIPs 25 16 14
 Mean time as registered pharmacist 19 years (8–40 years) 21 years (8–40 years) 20 years (10–36 years)
 Mean time as independent prescriber 56 months (1–192 months) 65 months (1–192 months) 58 months (1–192 months)
 Mean number of residents allocated to the PIP 18
SD 5.96
18
SD 6.34
18
SD 6.34
 Had previous care home experience 12 (48%) 6 (37.5%) 7 (50%)
GP practices
 Number of GP practices 25 8 8
 Employed intervention pharmacist prior to study 15 (60%) 3 (37.5%) 4 (50%)
 Registered patients ≥10,000 9 (36%) 3 (37.5%) 3 (37.5%)
Care homes
 Number of Care homes 40 2 care homes (2 staff) 11 care homes (15 staff)
 Type of Care home Residential 15 (37.5%)
Dual 25 (62.5%)
Residential 1 (50%)
Dual 1 (50%)
Residential 4 (36.3%)
Dual 7 (63.6%)
 Type of funding Private 34 (85%)
Local Authority 3 (7.5%)
Other 3 (7.5%)
Private 1 (50%)
Local Authority
Other 1 (50%)
Private 9 (81.8%)
Local Authority
Other 2 (18.2%)
 Mean number of residents in care homes 49
SD 18.83
40
SD 6.36
43
SD 13.09