Secondary Care Medicines Data (SCMD) with indicative price



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Secondary Care Medicines Data (SCMD) with indicative price

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).

This experimental data release includes an indicative cost of medicines supplied. this information is derived from current medicines pricing data held in NHSBSA data systems including the Common Drug Reference (CDR) database and dm+d calculated at VMP level.

You can provide feedback about this experimental release by emailing


Read more about this dataset, including the indicative cost:

Secondary Care Medicines Data - Guidance (PDF: 234KB)

ODS mapping document (Excel: 25KB)

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Source NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) Data warehouse
Contact NHS England and Improvement (NHSE&I)
Version 1.0
State active
Last Updated May 16, 2022, 07:10 (UTC)
Created July 1, 2021, 17:19 (UTC)