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Dispensing contractors' data

Data relating to dispensed prescriptions for Pharmacy, Appliance, Dispensing Doctor and PADM dispensing information for identified dispensers is available to view.

The reports are published by the 10th of each month: 

Dispensing Month

Published by:

March 2022 10 June 2022
April 2022 10 July 2022
May 2022 10 August 2022
June 2022 10 September 2022

They relate to the dispensing month. For example, the November report relates to prescriptions dispensed in November and received and processed by NHS Prescription Services in December, with payment made at the end of January.

The Information Commissioners Office (ICO) decided it's in the public interest to release details of dispensing information for identified dispensers.View our approach to releasing dispensing information (Word: 301KB)


Practice prescribing dispensing data

A report detailing monthly information on practice prescribing in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man, and the number of items dispensed in England that were prescribed by that practice.

View our Practice prescribing dispensing data caveats (Word: 232KB).

2022 data (ZIP csv)

Jan 2022 (16.3MB) Feb 2022 (15.7MB)   

2021 data (ZIP csv)

Jan 2021 (15.9MB) Feb 2021 (15.1MB) Mar 2021 (15.5MB)
Apr 2021 (15.6MB)