FOI 27739

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FOI 27739

Thank you for your request for information about the following:

‘Under the Freedom Of Information Act 2000, we wondered could you please provide us with the data for NHS community Pharmacy contractors. Specifically the number of items each Community Pharmacy dispenses each month. A raw data file with the following fields/API with the following info would suffice; 'Name of Pharmacy/ODS code' 'Number of items dispensed each month' 'Source of prescriptions, e.g. which GP surgeries as a percentage issue scripts to said Pharmacies.

Your request was received on 2 October 2022, and I am dealing with it under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Summary of Response

Under Section 21 of the Act, we are not required to provide information in response to a request if it is already reasonably accessible to you. The information you requested is available from web link

The required information is available on our website.

The Practice prescribing dispensing data, this report details monthly information on practice prescribing in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man, and the number of items dispensed in England that were prescribed by that practice.

https://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/prescription-data/dispensing-data/dispensing-contractors-data

It shows Practice name and code along with dispensing contractor name and code and number of items/number of EPS items, the percentages, if required could be worked out by the requester themselves.

Please note that we do not hold a percentage, but the overall information should allow you to calculate this.

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Last Updated October 28, 2022, 13:30 (UTC)
Created October 28, 2022, 13:27 (UTC)