A guest blog from Calum Polwart (Twitter @ShinyBlackShoe) At the DataLab we value openness and transparency as we believe open discussion of ideas and methods are the key ingredients for high quality data analysis. We think it is unhelpful that so much NHS data analysis is outsourced, or done behind closed doors, as this prevents […]
OpenPrescribing.net has launched our Primary Care Networks (PCNs) dashboard. We have PCN prescribing dashboards available for every single NHS PCN and their member general practices. This allows anyone to explore NHS prescribing patterns in their PCN and see how this compares to other PCNs across England – supporting safer, more efficient prescribing.
Zuclopenthixol is an antipsychotic used for schizophrenia and other psychoses. In the UK, there are two injectable forms of zuclopenthixol: zuclopenthixol acetate : a short acting treatment used for acute episodes zuclopenthixol decanoate : a long acting treatment used for maintenance This week we launched a new measure to support a new type of alert […]
OpenPrescribing.net measure of seven day prescriptions for long-term conditions as a surrogate measure for Medicine Compliance Aids (MCAs). We measure seven day prescriptions for a basket of medicines; atorvastatin, simvastatin, levothyroxine, amlodipine and ramipril, commonly prescribed once daily for long term conditions.
At the DataLab we regularly collaborate on projects, both small and large, with users who get in touch. For development of this measure we would like to thank the NHS England Sustainable Unit and Centre for Sustainable Healthcare for their input on our work to support the NHS Long Term Plan. Another one of our […]
OpenPrescribing.net has launched an NHS dm+d allowing anyone to search and identify any medicine or product that can be prescribed in the NHS.