The General Pharmaceutical Services in England: 2005/06 to 2014/15 report shows information about community pharmacy contractors (community pharmacies) and appliance contractors in England, and the NHS services they provided, between 2005/06 and 2014/15. It is a National Statistics publication and is the only national level dataset that shows this information. It may be of interest to members of the public, healthcare professionals, policy officials and other stakeholders.
The England level data in this publication covers various time periods between 2005/06 and 2014/15. Data for 2013/14 and 2014/15 is also available at NHS Regions and NHS Area Teams levels (see Appendix 1).
The data provided in this publication comes from NHS Prescription Services, a division of NHS Business Services Authority, NHS England Local Area Teams and NHS Litigation Authority Family Health Services Appeal Unit. The data covers community pharmacy contractors and appliance contractors on the NHS England pharmaceutical list dispensing NHS prescriptions under the NHS (Pharmaceutical Services and Local Pharmaceutical Services) Regulations.
Note: The Appendix file has been amended to version 2 as at 20 November 2015. A sort order in table 6b has been corrected that affected Excepted Application - relocations; Excepted - distance selling premises; Excepted - change of ownership; and Excepted - temporary listing arising out of a suspension. London figures for 2014/15 in table 11b and 13b have also been corrected. No other figures have been affected. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.