People receiving tocilizumab 2021 to 2023

OIA response

Thank you for your request dated 28 September 2023 under the Official Information Act 1982 (OIA) for information relating to tocilizumab. You requested:

  • Number of patients receiving treatment with tocilizumab broken down by special authority for the past two years (June 2021 - June / July (most recent possible) 2023), including patients currently on treatment

We are pleased to provide you with the information for your request in the excel spreadsheet attached.

Where 6 or fewer people are counted, we have changed the number to "<6" as we believe this is necessary to protect the privacy of these people (section 9(2)(a) of the OIA).

We trust that this information answers your queries. Please note, you have the right to make a complaint to the Ombudsman about our response to your OIA, under section 28(3) of the OIA. Details of how to make a complaint(external link) are on the Ombudsman’s website.

To make information more freely available, we publish selected OIA responses (excluding personal details) on our website. Please get in touch with us if you have any questions about this.