Secondary Care Medicines Data (SCMD)



Hospital & Provider Medicines

Datasets on the supply of medicines from NHS provider organisations. read more


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Secondary Care Medicines Data (SCMD)

Data Set Description

Secondary care medicines data (SCMD) contains processed pharmacy stock control data in Dictionary of Medicines and Devices (dm+d) standardised format from all NHS Acute, Teaching, Specialist, Mental Health and Community Trusts in England.

The NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) hosts and publishes Secondary Care Medicines Data on behalf NHS England and Improvement (NHSE&I).

Related data and statistics

We also release an experimental Secondary Care Medicines Data Set with an indicative price metric.

Our Prescribing Costs in Hospitals and the Community official statistics publication also includes Secondary Care Medicines data with actual cost, broken down by British National Formulary (BNF) Section.

Guidance documents:

Read more about this dataset

Secondary Care Medicines Data - Guidance: PDF 234KB

ODS mapping document: Excel 25KB

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Source NHS England & Improvement
Contact NHS England and NHS Improvement
Version v001
State active
Last Updated September 21, 2022, 06:37 (UTC)
Created August 28, 2020, 07:43 (UTC)