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Table 1 Definitions for pharmacy types in Northern Ireland (NI) and London, England

From: A pilot study of the S-MAP (Solutions for Medications Adherence Problems) intervention for older adults prescribed polypharmacy in primary care: study protocol

Type of pharmacy Definition for NI [20] Definition for London [21]
Independently owned 1–3 pharmacies 1–5 pharmacies
Small chain 4–9 pharmacies 6–99 pharmacies
Large chain ≥ 10 pharmacies ≥ 100 pharmacies