As well as calculating payments due to dispensing contractors in primary care, NHS Prescription Services provides a range of prescribing and financial information relating to the provision of pharmaceutical services.
In April 2013 organisational changes and new arrangements for commissioning health services came into effect meaning that new organisations including Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) and Local Authorities began to use pharmaceutical services. They therefore needed access to FP10s and prescribing and financial information.
A series of factsheets were produced to help users to understand the changes and to give an overview for new users. The factsheets are available below: