Pharmacy COPD screenings save lives and money

Pharmacist-delivered COPD screening services could provide significant savings and increase life expectancy in patients, a new study reveals.

The British study, published in the International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, contained an evaluation of a COPD case finding service in UK pharmacies, with the aim of estimating potential costs and effects associated with its delivery.

University of East Anglia researchers reviewed 21 community pharmacies that screened 238