Quarterly Prescription Cost Analysis - England, October - December 2011
Please note: in November 2011 NHS Prescription Services began publishing PCA data on a monthly basis. As a result, we are ceasing our quarterly PCA releases. This is our final publication.
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Quarterly Prescription Cost Analysis (PCA) provides details of the number of items and the net ingredient cost of all prescriptions dispensed in the community in England. The drugs dispensed are listed by British National Formulary (BNF) therapeutic class. This is the fourth quarterly publication and covers Quarter 4 (October to December) 2011.
The files give the number of prescription items dispensed for individual preparations, dressings or appliances exactly, for all preparations.
252 million items were dispensed
These items had a combined net ingredient cost of £2,225 million
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