PRIVATE CONTROLLED DRUG PRESCRIBER CODE

A PRIVATE CONTROLLED DRUG PRESCRIBER CODE is allocated by the NHS Prescription Services to private prescribers who prescribe schedule 2 and 3 controlled drugs that are intended to be dispensed by registered pharmacies.

Note: A registered pharmacy means Pharmacy Premises registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council and listed on the General Pharmaceutical Council Register.

For information on Controlled Drugs, see the NHS Business Services Authority Prescription Pricing Division website.

Private Controlled Drug Prescribers fall into one of the following types:

Each Private Controlled Drug Prescriber is linked to one Integrated Care Board. This is the Integrated Care Board that is responsible for the Private Controlled Drug Prescriber and may not necessarily be the geographic Integrated Care Board.

For further information, see the Organisation Data Service pages of the NHS England website at:

 

This attribute is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
formerlyPRIVATE CONTROLLED DRUG PRESCRIBER
pluralPRIVATE CONTROLLED DRUG PRESCRIBER CODES

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