We are being asked by quite a few members if we can provide postcode lists to help target students for the NCOP programme. The Postcode Profiler on the HEAT database already provides a flag to show whether a postcode is in an NCOP target ward, so we are advising users to use this existing facility. Also remember that you can set up a user permission that restricts access solely to the postcode profiler. Some consortia are considering giving postcode-only access to users in schools and FE colleges. The school or college user can then copy the results back to a list of students (the profiler returns data in the same order, providing no records are blank). To help with this, you might like to send users a copy of the Postcode Profiler User Guide.