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Abstract

PAP = Actual cost Value (£m) Prescribing Expenditure Allocation Report for England.

Main Topics/Subject Category
Prescriptions
Variables

Prescription service, prescription analysis charts, prescribing review, prescribing reports, prison prescribing etc

Keywords
Prescription, hospital, dispense, community, drugs, medication, supply of healthcare, ingredient cost, contraceptives, maternity, BNF.
Identifier Variables
PCT
Economic/Subject Categories
Prescription
Area of Health System
Primary care, Secondary care
Data Available
Demographic
Data collecting organization (s)
NHS information centre
Data Type
Administrative
National/Regional
National
Coverage (date of field work)
1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
Unit of Analysis
Aggregate
Sample

All prescriptions dispensed in the community in England

Availability
NHS business service authority
Conditions of Access
Free access
Link
http://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/PrescriptionServices/813.aspx
Contact
enquiries@ic.nhs.uk
Publications
Thomas CM and Morris S, Cost of depression among adults in England in 2000. British Journal of Psychiatry 2003; 183: 514-519