Research Article

The limited list: the patients' views.

Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1985; 291 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.291.6494.517 (Published 24 August 1985) Cite this as: Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1985;291:517
  1. R G Neville,
  2. D E Meekison

    Abstract

    Two months after the introduction of the limited list eight general practitioners and six pharmacists in the Tayside region were asked about their patients' views on the introduction. Two general practitioners said that they had had virtually no problems or complaints, and another general practitioner said that six of 300 prescriptions had presented problems. The few problems that were reported by general practitioners and pharmacists had occurred mostly among the elderly, and a classification is given of the sorts of problems.