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Publication

Commissioning Group Prescribing Data - October to December 2016

This is part of

Official statistics
Publication date:
Geographic coverage:
England
Geographical granularity:
Clinical Commissioning Groups
Date range:
01 Oct 2016 to 31 Dec 2016

Summary

This release contains prescribing data for the quarter October to December 2016, by Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). Data for April 2013 to September 2016 is already available by CCG. Data for April 2008 to March 2013 is available by Primary Care Trust (PCT), see link below.

The data is being made available via a tool called iView which will allow users to manipulate and extract data. In line with the Making Public Data Public initiative, the data for October to December 2016 is also being made available as a comma separated variable (csv) file. The structure of the file is:
Quarter
Area Team
CCG
BNF Chapter
BNF Section
Items
Actual Cost
Net Ingredient Cost

Note that the column headings may differ from the iView files as this is an extract from ePACT (service provided by NHS Prescription Services).
The data in the .csv file and in iView data now contain Area Team. NHS Digital has also made another change, grouping the 'Cost Centres' that were included in the data into a single category. For further detail, please see the link 'Methodological Change Note' in the Related Links section below.

Resources

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Last edited: 11 April 2018 4:05 pm