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Prescription volume and prescription cost

Our information is updated each quarter to show how total prescribing has changed over a range of time periods.

 

Prescription Volume

Changes in total prescribing, comparing the current year to the previous year for the:

  • month
  • last three months
  • financial year
  • rolling twelve months’ time period

Since June 2015, items prescribed on FP10HP forms by hospitals have been included in this data. The data is shown in millions.

 

Prescription cost

Changes in total cost of prescribing comparing the current year to the previous year for the:

  • month
  • last three months
  • financial year
  • rolling twelve months’ time period

Spending is measured using Net Ingredient Cost.

Since June 2015, items prescribed on FP10HP forms by hospitals have been included in this data. Data is shown in millions (£).

 

Prescription volume growth

Prescription cost growth

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