Pharmacy Collection (PHS1)
ROCR Licence: ROCR/OR/0054/005MAND
Background to the collection
The PHS1 collection covers information on general NHS pharmaceutical services (provided by community pharmacies, dispensing doctors and appliance contractors). This information is used in monitoring trends, planning services and to support the development of policy.
This information is published annually in a statistical bulletin, 'General Pharmaceutical Services in England and Wales'. A list of past publications of this bulletin is available from the Past Publications section below.
The information obtained from the PHS1 collection is published annually in a statistical bulletin. The latest of which is available here.
The letter for this collection is linked below:
Guidance on completing the collection
General Omnibus guidance is linked below:
Guidance on completing the PHS1 Pharmacy Collection is available from the following document:
PHS1 NHS Pharmaceutical Services Collection Guidance 2012-13 [184kb]
In order to successfully complete and return a data collection on Omnibus Survey the data must first pass all of the validations that are built into the collection form. Guidance on the validations built-in to the PHS1 Pharmacy Collection is available from the following document:
PHS1 Collection Validation Rules [157kb]
Launch and submission dates
|1 April 2011 - 31 March 2012||2 April 2012||15 May 2012|