[PDF] National Prescribing Indicators 2018–2019. Analysis of Prescribing Data to March 2019

All Wales Medicines Strategy Group - AWMSG
All Wales Medicines Strategy Group (AWMSG)
Publication date:
01 March 2019


The All Wales Medicines Strategy Group (AWMSG) has endorsed the National Prescribing Indicators (NPIs) as a means of promoting safe and cost-effective prescribing since 2003. NPIs for 2018–2019 include indicators for primary and secondary care, and have been categorised as safety, stewardship or efficiency indicators. Background information supporting the choice of NPIs is detailed in the document National Prescribing Indicators 2018–2019. This report contains data relating to the NPIs for the fourth quarter of 2018–2019. Unit of measure and targets for each NPI are included in Appendix 1 and primary care NPI prescribing data for GP clusters is presented in Appendix 2.