Dispenser Location Contact Details

This dataset contains the location and contact details for all dispensers across Scotland.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Source Prescribing Information System (PIS)
Author PHS Prescribing Team
Version 1.0
Last Updated September 14, 2021, 09:49 (BST)
Created March 26, 2019, 09:47 (GMT)
Contact Address Public Health Scotland, Gyle Square, 1 South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh EH12 9EB
Subject Details of Dispensers in Scotland
Frequency Quarterly
Time frame of data and timeliness 2-3 months in arrears
Coverage All dispensers in Scotland
Completeness All dispensers that have dispensed at least one item in the time period are included
Accuracy Some takeovers and changes which occur close to the extract date may not be reflected in the data, as it can take a several days for the databases to be updated with these changes.
Continuity of data The data are based on long established datasets, and definitions of data items are unlikely to change. Any changes are noted in the revision statement.
Concepts and definitions A dispenser may be an Appliance Supplier, a Community Pharmacy or a Dispensing Doctor .
Disclosure No disclosure controls are applied.
Revision statement These data are not subject to planned revisions.
Relevance and key uses of the statistics Dispenser location contact details and list sizes are widely used by health boards, the Scottish Government, researchers and other organisations.
Format csv
Language English
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