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Request Reference: 8488 Request Date: 30 Apr 2019
Request: Dear Sir/Madam, Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I am requesting the following information on NUMSAS requests for antimicrobials. Based on the monthly NUMSAS data reports sent to NHS England: 1) How many NUMSAS requests were made each month from December 2016 to date for antimicrobial treatments (not including eye/ear/nose products)? 2) For each month, how many of these requests were supplied? How many were not supplied? 3) Could you please provide a breakdown of the number of requests that were supplied or not supplied alongside a list of the top 15 most requested antimicrobials in: a) 16/17 b) 17/18 c) 18/19 For example: 2016/17 Antimicrobial Number supplied Number not supplied Amoxycillin 260 165 Please provide the information by email in the form of an Excel spreadsheet. If it is not possible to provide the information requested due to the information exceeding the cost of compliance limits identified in Section 12, please provide advice and assistance, under the Section 16 obligations of the Act, as to how I can refine my request. If you can identify any ways that my request could be refined I would be grateful for any further advice and assistance. If you have any queries please donít hesitate to contact me via email or phone and I will be very happy to clarify what I am asking for and discuss the request, my details are outlined below. Thank you for your time and I look forward to your response within 20 working days. If you could please send an acknowledgement on receiving my request that would be much appreciated.

Status: Complete
Response Date: 28 May 2019
Response: Please see attached response