EPS and IT statistics

Published on: 31st July 2013 | Updated on: 22nd August 2022

Some statistical resources are set out below

EPS and eRD statistics (general)

EPS/eRD stats (NHS Digital) updated weekly. This includes a link to the EPS utilisation dashboard which in turn includes some stats about:

  • eRD utilisation at national, and regional level; and
  • Phase 4 utilisation.

EPS/eRD NHSBSA utilisation dashboard.

EPS nomination stats – As part of ongoing work, Community Pharmacy England and NHS Digital begun publishing EPS nomination data for all pharmacies. NHS Digital publishes nomination changes each week. Community Pharmacy England also publishes some extra nomination analysis.

Further eRD (Electronic Repeat Dispensing) regional stats (instructions: login as guest, then under ‘Report’ select ‘Prescribing Monitoring’, then ‘Repeat Dispensing (in EPS Items)’.

LPC eRD snapshot

April 2019 – Average of eRD items as a % of EPS items by LPC 

To illustrate eRD statistics across LPC areas. The diagram below shows eRD spread. 45% of all Sunderland LPC EPS items were eRD

Summary Care Records (SCR)

Pharmacy contractors: general SCR statistics

Read more at: SCR views/calculator tool and statistics page (NHS Digital).

SCR with Additional Information statistics (NHS Digital PowerBI statistics). Read more about: SCR with AI (Community Pharmacy England).

SCR calculator

NHS Digital’s Summary Care Record (SCR) calculator webpage, was previously used for  Quality Payments Schemes. Totals up to 2021 were published.

Local Pharmaceutical Committee (LPCs) SCR statistics

These statisitcs provide an indicator of SCR use:

Pharmacy level SCR statistics by LPC area (2MB excel spreadsheet)

Interactive map of live pharmacy sites

NHS Digital update a live map of those community pharmacies which have gone live with SCR.

You can zoom into your area to check which pharmacies have already gone live in your area:

SCR map of live pharmacies (June 2016)






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