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Growth in therapeutic areas

Our information is updated each quarter to show volume and cost of prescribing for the six largest therapeutic areas (by volume of prescribing).

Volume by Therapeutic Area compares the prescription volume for the latest year with that of the previous year, for the six largest therapeutic areas. Data is shown in millions.

Cost by Therapeutic Area compares the prescription cost for the latest year with that of the previous year, for the six largest therapeutic areas, based on prescription volume. Data is shown in millions (£).

Table showing prescription:

volume by Therapeutic Area:

cost by Therapeutic Area:

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Growth in specific Therapeutic Areas

For each of the six therapeutic areas, 3 tabs are featured, one a chart and two containing tables.

Shows prescription volume and prescription cost for each of the last 25 months.

The two tables show prescription volume and cost for the 10 largest sub-paragraphs for each therapeutic area. The tables compare the latest 12 months with the previous 12 months.

Since June 2015, items prescribed on PP10HP forms by hospital have been included in this data:

Cardiovascular

System

Central Nervous

System

Endocrine

System

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Gastro-Intestinal System

Respiratory System

Nutrition and Blood

System

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