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

Streamlined hearing care: from GP referral to community pharmacy treatment

Basit Abdul, a Healthcare Scientist from the Pharmacy Integration Fund at NHS England, explains how a pilot programme in London is a shining example of how new technologies can be used to improve hearing care in the community. Hearing health is essential to our wellbeing, connecting us with the world and enriching our social interactions. […]