SCMD - February 2021
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|Data last updated||April 20, 2023|
|Metadata last updated||unknown|
|License||Open Government Licence 3.0 (United Kingdom)|
|YEAR_MONTH||Year and Month as YYYY-MM||number||
The year followed by the month of when the medicines were issued. For example: 2019-01
|ODS_CODE||Organisation Data Service Code||string||
The Trust's Organisation Data Service Code (ODS), for example R1A. Look up files are provided and maintained by NHS Digital, for example see: Trusts under https://digital.nhs.uk/services/organisation-data-service/data-downloads/other-nhs-organisations.
|VMP_SNOMED_CODE||Virtual Medicinal Product (VMP) SNOMED Code||number||
The Dictionary of Medicines and Devices (dm+d) Virtual Medicinal Product's (VMP) SNOMED code. For example: 322236009
|VMP_PRODUCT_NAME||Virtual Medicinal Product (VMP) Product Name||string||
The Dictionary of Medicines and Devices (dm+d) Virtual Medicinal Product's Name. For example: Paracetamol 500mg tablets.
|UNIT_OF_MEASURE_IDENTIFIER||Unit of Measure Identifier||number||
The unit of measure for the VMP quantity's SNOMED code, or the value 3314211000001106 if there is no value. For example: 428673006.
|UNIT_OF_MEASURE_NAME||Unit of Measure name||string||
The Dictionary of Medicines and Devices (dm+d) unit of measure name for unit of measure identifier, unit dose form unit, or 'no value' if unknown. For example: tablet.
|TOTAL_QUANITY_IN_VMP_UNIT||Total Quantity in the Virtual Medicinal Product (VMP) Unit||number||
The total quantity of medicines issued in Dictionary of Medicines and Devices (dm+d) unit dose form unit that the Virtual Medicinal Product (VMP) is defined, rounded to 2 decimal places. For example: 20.
Indicative cost for the Secondary Care Medicines Data is derived from current medicines pricing data held in NHSBSA data systems including the Common Drug Reference (CDR) database and dm+d calculated to a VMP level. The value will be in pounds and pence