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Monthly Financial Headlines

Overview This report monitors budget performance based on total prescribing for the whole BNF at CCG and PCN level for the financial year to date with particular focus on cost and item growth compared to the same period from the previous financial year. Frequency Monthly Data period April 2021 to February 2022

Growth Contrast Tool

Overview The growth contrast tool is intended to help CCGs identify important local effects on prescribing costs. The figures are derived by comparing growth in prescribing costs and items in selected CCGs with what might have happened if national growth patterns had applied. Comparing actual growth with counterfactuals based on national growth patterns should remove […]

Switch Saving Calculators

Overview These calculators illustrate potential savings from selected changes in prescribing. Many of the examples shown involve relatively simple switches from one formulation to another, with no change in drug or total daily dose. Others show the savings that could be made from switching to effective alternatives from the same therapeutic class. Frequency Quarterly Data […]

Wound Management & Other Dressings

This report looks at prescribing trends in primary care for Wound Management & Other Dressings at CCG and STP level with particular focus on antibiotic dressings. If you have any queries about the content of the report please contact us at nuth.nyrdtc.rxsupp@nhs.net Frequency Annually Data Period April 2018 to March 2021

Oral Nutrition

This report looks at prescribing trends in primary care for Oral Nutrition at CCG and STP level with particular focus on Enteral Nutrition, Foods for Special Diets and Infant Feeds. If you have any queries about the content of the report please contact us at nuth.nyrdtc.rxsupp@nhs.net Frequency Annually Data Period April 2018 to March 2021

Items not to be routinely prescribed

This report looks at prescribing trends for items which should not be routinely prescribed in primary care at CCG and STP level based on the NHS England national consultation in July – October 2017. The report monitors the prescribing spend trends for the final list of 26 items. If you have any queries about the […]

Gastro-intestinal System

This report looks at prescribing trends in primary care for for the Gastro-intestinal system at CCG and STP level with particular focus on Dyspepsia, Antisecretory drugs, Acute Diarrhoea, Chronic Bowel Disorders and Laxatives. If you have any queries about the content of the report please contact us at nuth.nyrdtc.rxsupp@nhs.net Frequency Bi-annually Data Period April 2018 […]

Drugs affecting bone metabolism

This report looks at prescribing trends in primary care for Drugs affecting bone metabolism at CCG and STP level with selected substances analysed at presentation level and also explores associations between prescribing and hospital admissions relating to hip fractures. If you have any queries about the content of the report please contact us at nuth.nyrdtc.rxsupp@nhs.net […]

Antidepressant drugs

This report looks at prescribing trends in primary care for Antidepressant drugs at CCG and STP level with particular focus on first choice antidepressant prescribing and exploration of associations between prescribing and improving access to psychological therapies. If you have any queries about the content of the report please contact us at nuth.nyrdtc.rxsupp@nhs.net Frequency Annually […]