Community pharmacy interventions for health promotion: effects on professional practice and health outcomes

Primary objective

To assess the effectiveness of health promotion interventions in community pharmacy practice settings on pharmacy workers and pharmacy clients (including diagnosed patients) when compared to

i) No treatment controls
ii) Usual treatment controls
iii) Other active intervention

Secondary objectives

To assess whether there are differences in effectiveness of health promotion interventions in community pharmacy practice settings on

i) Pharmacy worker
ii) Client (patient)

with regard to:

i) Ethnicity of patients
ii) Country income level (World Bank Group 2009)
iii) Extent of adverse health behaviour (defined according to national guidelines where available)
iv) Type of pharmacy worker delivering the intervention (e.g. pharmacist versus pharmacist technician)
v) Theoretical constructs/components and behaviour change techniques employed in the intervention
vi) Costs of health care

This is a protocol.

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