THIS MEASURE IS CURRENTLY SUSPENDED: Prescribing of opioids (total oral morphine equivalence)

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 This measure is currently suspended pending a review of the changes of opioid equivalence by the Faculty of Pain Medicines Opioids Aware group.
Why it matters
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Numerator SQL

SELECT
     CAST(month AS DATE) AS month,
     practice AS practice_id,
     SUM(total_ome) AS numerator
 FROM measures.opioid_total_ome
 GROUP BY month, practice_id

Denominator SQL

SELECT
     CAST(month AS DATE) AS month,
     practice AS practice_id,
     SUM(total_list_size / 1000.0) AS denominator
 FROM hscic.practice_statistics
 GROUP BY month, practice_id