Medicines: improving outcomes and value

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Medicines Value Programme

This programme has been set up to improve health outcomes and ensure we are getting the best value from the NHS medicines bill.

Medicines optimisation

Ensuring people get the right choice of medicines, at the right time, and are engaged in the process by their clinical team.

Biosimilar medicines

The NHS is working to increase the use of best value biological medicines, including biosimilar medicines.

Support for prescribers

Expert advice and services to help prescribers to make informed decisions and put patients’ needs first.


Find tools and resources for prescribers, pharmacists and procurement leads.

News and blogs

Booked high street pharmacy consultations prove to be a winner

The last 12 months have seen some exciting developments in pharmacy, including the launch of a new way to provide quick access to treatment for minor illnesses through the NHS community pharmacist consultation service (CPCS). This service maximises the clinical skills of community pharmacists and allows NHS 111 call advisors to offer patients with minor […]