Medical products prescribed (FOI)
Medical products prescribed (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by States of Jersey and published on 26 November 2018.
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I would be grateful if you would supply the following information.
Please forward data for all products prescribed, by month, during the period: September 2016 to September 2018.
Data from September 2016 for items dispensed from a community pharmacy, which have been prescribed under the Health Insurance Law available up to August 2018 is provided within the below link:
Community pharmacy prescription data
Information on products have been provided by drug name. The department does not hold the data for September 2018. It will not become available until December 2018.
Data from September 2016 for items prescribed by health professionals and dispensed within the Health and Community Services Department up to November 2018 is provided within the below link:
Health and Community services prescription data
Information on products have been provided by drug name. Article 33 (Commercial Interests) of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 has been applied to this data in relation to drug costings as it is considered by the Health and Community Services Department that release of this data could prejudice their ability to obtain the best price for product or equally prejudice the service providers unfairly.
The States of Jersey do not hold information in relation to items prescribed by health professionals and dispensed in a private capacity.
Article 33 Commercial interests
Information is qualified exempt information if –
(a) it constitutes a trade secret; or
(b) its disclosure would, or would be likely to, prejudice the commercial interests of a person (including the scheduled public authority holding the information).