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Table 4 Summary of action statements ACTOR, CONTEXT, TARGET and TIME criteria analysis by standard

From: Do pharmacy practice standards effectively describe behaviour? Reviewing practice standards using a behavioural specificity framework

  Actions with behaviourally relevant content ACTOR(s)
was specified
CONTEXT was specified TARGET(s) was specified TIME was specified
Standard No. Meets criteria
No. (%)
Meets criteria
No. (%)
Partially meets criteria
No. (%)
Meets criteria
No. (%)
Partially meets criteria
No. (%)
Not necessary No. (%) Meets criteria
No. (%)
Partially meets criteria
No. (%)
Standard 1: Fundamental Pharmacy Practice 48 0 0 5 (10%) 14 (29%) 23 (48%) 1 (2%) 8 (17%) 6 (13%)
Standard 2: Leading and Managing Pharmacy Practice 51 0 0 6 (12%) 2 (4%) 28 (55%) 7 (14%) 2 (4%) 7 (14%)
Standard 3: Dispensing and Other Supply Arrangements 70 0 5 (7%) 2 (3%) 17 (24%) 28 (40%) 2 (3%) 12 (17%) 9 (13%)
Standard 4: Provision of Non-prescription Medicines and Therapeutic Devices 30 0 1 (3%) 0 8 (27%) 11 (37%) 2 (7%) 7 (23%) 4 (13%)
Standard 5: Compounding 75 0 3 (4%) 8 (11%) 4 (5%) 14 (19%) 5 (7%) 14 (19%) 20 (27%)
Standard 6: Medicines Information 23 0 0 1 (4%) 6 (26%) 13 (57%) 1 (4%) 2 (9%) 3 (13%)
Standard 7: Health Promotion and Education 21 0 1 (5%) 0 1 (5%) 14 (67%) 1 (5%) 2 (10%) 1 (5%)
Standard 8: Counselling 36 0 2 (6%) 0 11 (31%) 10 (28%) 0 3 (8%) 3 (8%)
Standard 9: Collaborative Care 52 0 0 2 (4%) 2 (4%) 31(60%) 2 (4%) 1 (2%) 4 (8%)
Standard 10: Screening and Risk Assessment 36 0 1 (3%) 0 7 (19%) 8 (22%) 4 (11%) 3 (8%) 7 (19%)
Standard 11: Vaccination Service 65 0 0 4 (6%) 12 (18%) 29 (45%) 2 (3%) 8 (12%) 12 (18%)
Standard 12: Minor Ailments Service 39 0 0 2 (5%) 6 (15%) 13 (33%) 0 3 (8%) 6 (15%)
Standard 13: Disease State Management 47 0 0 1 (2%) 10 (21%) 19 (40%) 4 (9%) 2 (4%) 5 (11%)
Standard 14: Medication Review 52 0 1 (2%) 3 (6%) 11 (21%) 25 (48%) 0 4 (8%) 7 (13%)
Standard 15: Dose Administration Aid Service 73 0 8 (11%) 0 10 (14%) 22 (30%) 3 (4%) 12 (16%) 16 (22%)
Standard 16: Harm Minimisation 50 0 3 (6%) 1 (2%) 10 (20%) 15 (30%) 2 (4%) 6 (12%) 9 (18%)
Total 768 0 25 (3%) 35 (5%) 131(17%) 303 (39%) 36 (5%) 88 (11%) 120 (16%)
  1. % calculated per total no. of behaviourally relevant actions in each standard