Data and Publications

Primary Care Services captures a wide range of data on the provision NHS services. The following extracts of that data are available:

Pharmacy Practice Dispensing Data
Pharmacies In Wales

All Welsh Pharmacies sorted by ownership, where Primary Care Services have been made aware of said ownership.

Pharmacy Practice Dispensing Data
Pharmacy / Practice Dispensing Data

Two data sets providing volume of items dispensed by each pharmacy, aggregated by the GP Practice in which the corresponding prescription was written and vice versa.

Dispensing Contractor Activity by Service
Dispensing Contractor Activity by Service

Data on a range of essential, enhanced and advanced services provided by Community Pharmacies, Dispensing Appliance Contractors and GP Practices.

General Practice Prescribing Data Extract
General Practice Prescribing Data Extract

Prescribing data by GP practice for all medicine products at presentation level i.e. the name, form and strength of the product.

Hospital Prescribing Data Extract
Hospital Prescribing Data Extract

Prescribing data by Hospital for all medicine products at presentation level i.e the name, form and strength of the product.

GP Practice Analysis
GP Practice Analysis

Total volumes of prescription items written by every Welsh GP practice by month and the numbers of patients registered with each practice.

PD1 Reports
PD1 Reports

Costs of remunerating dispensing contractors for each Local Health Board in Wales.

Payments for GP Services
Payments for GP Services

List of payments made to GP practices for the performance of General Medical Services.

Prescribing Indicators
Prescribing Indicators

A set of performance indicators used to measure the quality and efficiency of prescribing in Wales.

Prescription Cost Analysis
Prescription Cost Analysis

An annual all-Wales summary report providing details of the number of items and the net ingredient cost of all prescriptions dispensed in the community in Wales. (Links to Welsh Government Prescribing Statistics page)

Prescribing Audit Reports
Prescribing Audit Reports

Budget statements for GP practice prescribing in Wales.