Therapeutic Privilege Study


Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust are seeking community pharmacists in Herts Valley to support the Therapeutic Privilege Study which aims to discover use of Therapeutic privilege by GP’s + pharmacists

The online survey which takes approx. 20 mins with additional (optional) face to face interview.

Further information is here in the summary. No payment available for this study and they have answered further questions below:

Will my taking part in this study be kept confidential?

The research team has put a number of procedures in place to protect the confidentiality of participants.  You will be allocated a participant code that will always be used to identify any data you provide.  Your name or other personal details will not be associated with your data, for example, the consent form that you sign will be kept separate from your data.  All paper records will be stored in a locked filing cabinet, accessible only to the research team, and all electronic data will be stored on a password protected computer.  All information you provide will be treated in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act.

What will happen to the results of the research study?

The results of the research study will be used as part of an postgraduate dissertation.  The results may also be presented at conferences or in journal articles.  However, the data will only be used by members of the research team and at no point will your personal information or data be revealed.

Who has reviewed the study?

The study has received full ethical clearance from the Research ethics committee who reviewed the study.  The committee is the Law School Research Ethics Committee

If you are interested in participating please contact Hazel.guth@nhs.net