Prescription Cost Analysis in England (PCA)



Community Prescribing & Dispensing

Datasets on the prescribing and dispensing of medicines in the community read more


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Prescription Cost Analysis in England (PCA)

The PCA release is an Official Statistic with National Statistic designation.

The lowest granularity of data in the publication is added here, this contains information on all prescription items dispensed in England for a calendar year at individual presentation level, taken from the summary tables released with the annual publication, and each calendar year back to 2014.

To view each year’s full statistical release you can visit our website.

Detailed information about this data including methodologies used can be found in the Background Information and Methodology Note released alongside this statistical release.

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Source NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) Data Warehouse
Version v001
State active
Last Updated February 26, 2021, 12:28 (UTC)
Created April 15, 2020, 14:24 (UTC)