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Document Publically available Dispensing Data

The Information Commissioners Office (ICO) has made available certain dispensing information from identified dispensers. This covers data relating to dispensed prescriptions for Pharmacies, Appliance Contractors and Dispensing Practices.
 
Two reports are available, with the information being collated from April 2014. They will be updated every month and will build up to 24 months of rolling data.
 
 
Practice Prescribing Dispensing Data
 
This report shows the number of items dispensed in England that have been prescribed in practices in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man. Welsh prescribing will be included as of February 2015 dispensing data onwards.
 
As the NHSBSA do not hold full records on practices outside of England, the report is unable to show as much information as for English practices. Where appropriate, the following information is displayed:
  • Practice Code.
     
  • Practice Address.
     
  • Dispenser Code.
     
  • Dispenser Address.
     
  • Number of items dispensed in England for that practice.
 
Click here for more information on what data is used to produce the report and to download the reports.
 
 
Pharmacy and Appliance Contractor Dispensing Data
 
This report shows in more detail the dispensing information about English Community Dispensers. It includes those items prescribed outside of England but dispensed by an English Community Dispenser. Advanced services are included in the report.
 
The report includes the following information:
  • Area Team Code and name.
     
  • Contractor Code and name.
     
  • Contractor address and postcode.
     
  • Number of forms.
     
  • Number of items.
     
  • Prescription fees.
     
  • EPS forms.
     
  • EPS items.
     
  • Number of Advanced Services declared:
     
    • Monthly Medicine Use Reviews.
       
    • New Medicine Services.
       
    • Appliance Use Reviews.
       
    • Stoma Customisation fees.
 
Click here for more information on what data is used to produce the report and to download the reports.
 

 
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