Exploring pharmacists’ perspectives on involvement in a peer support network

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: BRADLEY, Catriona (Irish Institute of Pharmacy, Dublin 2, Ireland)
  • Co-author(s): James O'Hagan: Irish Institute of Pharmacy,
    Sonya Saenz Saralegui: Irish Institute of Pharmacy,
    Karen Sheehan: Ipsos MRBI,
    Rebecca Porter: Ipsos MRBI,
    Ben Meehan:
    Frank Moriarty: General Practice and HRB Centre for Primary Care Research, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland,
    Mary E Collins: Institute of Leadership, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland,
    Catriona Bradley: Irish Institute of Pharmacy,
  • Abstract:

    Methods

    Two focus group were held in March 2017, each involving ten peer support pharmacists. The groups were facilitated by external facilitators. Transcripts of the discussions were analysed and main themes identified. 

    Results

    The pharmacists involved in the focus groups expressed positive views about their experiences as Peer Support..

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