Outsourcing Hospital Pharmacy Outpatient Dispensing (OPD) Services – Challenges and Opportunities

Tim Root, Assistant Head, NHS Specialist Pharmacy Service, Specialist Pharmacy ServicePublished

“A study to compare the different models of outsourced OPD hospital pharmacy services and assess the potential strategic impact on other hospital pharmacy services and medicines procurement and distribution”

Commissioned by The Procurement and Distribution Interest Group (PDIG) of the Guild of Healthcare Pharmacists (GHP). Prepared independently by: Ron Pate B.Sc., FCPP(Hon), FRPharmS and Martin Anderson B.Sc, MRPharmS 10th June 2012