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Cost per Item Dashboard

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Prescribing Cost per Item Dashboard

ISD collects information from all prescriptions dispensed in the community, and data on costs paid per prescription item are presented here to provide easy interactive access to the data. A video on how to use the dashboard can be found below.


How to use the Dashboard

Data are obtained from NHS prescriptions dispensed in the community in Scotland. These are dispensed by community pharmacies, dispensing doctors, specialist appliance suppliers and stoma providers.

In Scotland, the gross ingredient cost is the reimbursement cost for the drugs dispensed, at list price (i.e. it is the total cost to the NHS for prescription drugs and appliances).

Contact

NSS.isdprescribing@nhs.net

Further Information

Accompanying information on the above Cost Per Item dashboard Download PDF file

Please see also our Summary Statistics dashboard , and our Open Data files , providing prescribing data at GP practice and individual drug-level.

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