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Drug Prescribing by GP Practices in England


Published by: Custom Web Apps, Ltd
Categories: Health and Wellness, Consumer Goods & Distribution, Demographics
Date added: 10/27/2012
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Covering all general practices in England, the data includes figures on the number of prescription items that are dispensed each month and information relating to costs. For the first time, users can query the API using a combination of location (UK postcode) and ANY drug BNF code! For each GP practice, the total number of items that were prescribed and then dispensed, the total Net Ingredient Cost and the total Actual Cost of these items is shown. This data is particularly useful in discovering where the largest quantity (or cost) for any prescribed drug is found within England. It can also show this trending information down to a very local level. All drugs are listed on our website:

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This service supports fixed query. Some queries may include required input parameters. (learn more about query types)


Input parameters:

Name Sample values Type Required
BNF 0209000A0 String Required
Month 2012-05 String Required
PostCode SW11 1 String Required


Name Type
GeographicArea String
Postcode String
DrugName String
BNF String
TotalItems Int32
TotalNetCost Double
TotalActualCost Double
Month String
PracticeName String
PracticeCode String
PracticeAddress1 String
PracticeAddress2 String
PracticeAddress3 String
PracticeAddress4 String
PracticePostcode String
PracticeTotalItems Int32
PracticeQty Int32
PracticeNetCost Double
PracticeActualCost Double
PracticeSHA String
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