STAR-PUs - should we still be using them?

In this blog we explain some of the issues with using STAR-PUs and ask for your input on how we should use them in future.

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OpenPrescribing Winter 2023/2024 Newsletter

This newsletter contains all the latest updates from OpenPrescribing

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Research Integrity Update - Feb 2024

Details on two new papers from the Bennett Institute Research Integrity Team.

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PINCER: Monitoring medication safety throughout the COVID-19 pandemic using OpenSAFELY

Here we describe some of our recent work investigating the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on safe prescribing using a set of quality assured indicators across 57 million patients’ records in England

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Spot the difference. Part 2: Analytic Choices

In the second of a two-part blog we explain why OpenPrescribing figures don’t always match with other prescribing data resources, due to differences in how data is presented.

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Spot the difference. Part 1: Source Datasets

In the first of a two-part blog we explain why OpenPrescribing figures don’t always match with other prescribing data resources, due to differences in the data source.

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How we test ehrQL

How can you be confident that the queries you write will be correctly interpreted and return the expected results?

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Ethnicity Explainer

To accompany the recent Ethnicity Short Data Report preprint we have created a short explainer for researchers using ethnicity in OpenSAFELY-TPP

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