National Statistics

Prescriptions dispensed in the community, England: 2005 to 2015

Summary of prescriptions dispensed in the community by community pharmacists, appliance contractors and dispensing doctors in England.

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Prescriptions Dispensed in the Community, England 2005-2015

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This bulletin presents a summary of prescriptions dispensed in the community by community pharmacists, appliance contractors and dispensing doctors in England. The bulletin highlights recent changes and the main trends between 2005 and 2015.

The specific source for these statistics is the Prescription Cost Analysis (PCA) data. The Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) publishes the Prescription Cost Analysis National Statistic, based on PCA figures for the most recent calendar year, annually, in April.

Published 5 July 2016