OIA response: Data for funded intravenous iron usage

Request for information on funded intravenous iron usage data.

28 August 2020

Dear [name and contact details redacted]

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

Thank you for your request dated 6 August 2020 under the Official Information Act 1982 (OIA) for information relating to funded intravenous iron usage. You asked for:

  • Continuation of data for funded intravenous iron usage for Community (from August 2018) and Hospital (from April 2018), split by month

Please find the data requested included with this response.

Funded intravenous iron usage data

Note: this data may not be complete, as it is compiled from the pharmaceutical claims data, and pharmacies may make a claim up to six months from the date of dispensing.

We trust that this information answers your queries. We are making our information more freely available, so we will now publish selected OIA responses (excluding personal details) on our website.  Please get in touch with us if you have any questions about this.

Yours sincerely

Rachel Read
Manager, Policy and Government Services