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Requesting our prescription data

If you require access to a specific set of prescription data this can be requested in different ways. This page details the options available and provides more information on the process involved in each.

Academic Research requests (patient identifiable data)

Requests for patient identifiable medicines data should be made via the DARS application process at NHS Digital.         

Patient requests

To complete a search request as a patient you need to submit a subject access request form.

You can find the right form and guidance on how to do this in our subject access request form and guidance (Word: 287KB)

FOI Requests

You can request certain information under the Freedom of Information act (FOI Act). If you want to request information from us under the FOI Act, you can email us at: