Below are the database queries which are used to create this measure. These are run against a copy of the BSA prescribing data which we store in Google BigQuery. We're working on making our BigQuery tables publicly available at which point it will be possible to run and modify these queries yourself. But even where code and database queries are not directly useable by others we believe it is always preferable to make them public.
|Description||Total cost per 1,000 registered patients for all NHS England low priority treatments|
|Why it matters||NHS England have recently published a number of areas which should not be routinely prescribed in primary care (updated June 2019). This is the combined cost per 1000 patients for all of these measures.|
|Tags||Standard, Cost Saving|
|Implies cost savings||No|
|History||View change history on GitHub →|
SELECT CAST(month AS DATE) AS month, practice AS practice_id, SUM(numerator) AS numerator FROM measures.practice_data_all_low_priority GROUP BY month, practice_id
SELECT CAST(month AS DATE) AS month, practice AS practice_id, SUM(denominator)/25 AS denominator FROM measures.practice_data_all_low_priority GROUP BY month, practice_id