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.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 NHS England (Region Local Office). This is the NHS England (Region Local Office) that is responsible for the Private Controlled Drug Prescriber and may not necessarily be the geographic NHS England (Region Local Office).
Private Controlled Drug Prescriber Code format
|PRIVATE CONTROLLED DRUG PRESCRIBER CODE||Q||0-9||0-9||0-9||0-9||0-9||0-9||0-9||NHS Prescription Services||Private Prescribers of Controlled Drugs in England and Wales||PCDP||Last character is a check digit|
This attribute is also known by these names:
|formerly||PRIVATE CONTROLLED DRUG PRESCRIBER|
|plural||PRIVATE CONTROLLED DRUG PRESCRIBER CODES|