PRIVATE CONTROLLED DRUG PRESCRIBER CODE

A PRIVATE CONTROLLED DRUG PRESCRIBER CODE is allocated by the NHS Prescription Services to private prescribers who prescribe schedule 2 and 3 controlled drugs that are intended to be dispensed by registered pharmacies.

Description

A PRIVATE CONTROLLED DRUG PRESCRIBER CODE is allocated by the NHS Prescription Services to private prescribers who prescribe schedule 2 and 3 controlled drugs that are intended to be dispensed by registered pharmacies.

Note: A registered pharmacy means  Pharmacy Premises  registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council  and listed on the General Pharmaceutical Council Register .

For information on Controlled Drugs, see the NHS Business Services Authority Prescription Pricing Division website.

Private Controlled Drug Prescribers fall into one of the following types:

  • Private General Practitioners

  • Private Nurses

  • Private Pharmacists

  • Private Optometrists

  • Private Physiotherapists

  • Private Radiographers

  • Private Podiatrists.

Each Private Controlled Drug Prescriber is linked to one Sustainability and Transformation Partnership  (STP). This is the  Sustainability and Transformation Partnership  that is responsible for the Private Controlled Drug Prescriber and may not necessarily be the geographic Sustainability and Transformation Partnership.

For further information, see the Organisation Data Service  pages of the NHS Digital  website at:

Also Known As

This attribute is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Formerly PRIVATE CONTROLLED DRUG PRESCRIBER
Plural PRIVATE CONTROLLED DRUG PRESCRIBER CODES