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Do you need to take medicines long-term? Participate in the ‘Living with medicines’ survey

Students from the Medway School of Pharmacy are undertaking a study on the burden of long-term medicine use.

Deadline for questionnaire submission is: 8 December 2013

The survey looks at many aspects of using medicines long term and the effects on the individual.

If you would like to help them by completing their survey, please follow this link https://qtrial.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_eL4Pe16LSij8PzL

To complete the Living with Medicines Questionnaire© you need to be an adult, living in the UK who uses regular prescription medicines.

The findings will support the Medicines Optimisation agenda developed by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

Some Q&As

About us…

We are four students studying to become pharmacists and we are undertaking a project in our final year. We are studying at the Medway School of Pharmacy, The Universities of Greenwich and Kent at Medway.

About our study…

1. What is the purpose of the study?

This study is aimed at finding out how people who have to take medicines long-term cope with them on a day-to-day basis and how these medicines affect their lives

2. Do I have to take part?

No. It is up to you to decide whether or not you wish to take part

3. What will happen to me if I take part?

If you agree to be a part of this study you will be asked to fill in a questionnaire, which will take about 10 to 15 minutes to complete. If you decide to complete the questionnaire, please follow the link below, which will take you to a survey

4. What will happen to my questionnaire?

Your completed questionnaire will be put together with those of all other people who have filled it in, so we can learn how many people are affected by medicines in different ways. We might publish the results of the study, but nobody will know that you took part

5. Are there any risks / benefits involved?

There are no risks in taking part. We are not offering any payment for completing a questionnaire

6. Who will know what is in my questionnaire?

No-one will know what is in your questionnaire, because it is anonymous

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