General Pharmaceutical Services and Prescribing Statistics

The information detailed below is derived from the FPS pharmacy payment system. It includes information on pharmaceutical dispensing volumes and costs based upon payment claims submitted by community pharmacies, dispensing doctors and appliance suppliers.  This information does not include details of valid prescriptions that have not been taken to a contractor for dispensing.  It also does not include information on pharmaceutical dispensing activity from hospital pharmacies. 

Current Annual Publication 

Date Published: 24th June 2021

Date of Next Release:  June 2022

The statistics will be released on this page at 9.30am.  If you have issues accessing the information it can also be found on the gov.uk site

Presents information on community pharmacy in Northern Ireland including detail on practitioners, premises and prescribing.

 FPS General Pharmaceutical Services Statistics for Northern Ireland 2020/21
 Annual Pharmacy Statistics Tables
 FPS General Pharmaceutical Services Statistics Infographic 2020/21
 FPS General Pharmaceutical Services Statistics Pre-Release Access List

 

Quarterly Pharmaceutical Services Statistics

Date Published: 26th August 2021

Date of Next Release: 26th November 2021

The statistics will be released on this page at 9.30am.  If you have issues accessing the information it can also be found on the gov.uk site.

This quarterly series is a subset of the annual information with data provided for selected key tables. The quarterly updates within a year should be treated as provisional and may be revised when figures are finalised to produce the end of year annual report.

 FPS General Pharmaceutical Services Statistics: To QE June 2021

 

Previous publications

Previous publications can be found here.