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

How people can ‘know their numbers’ to prevent cardiovascular disease

It’s May Measurement Month and this year the NHS is making it easier for people to ‘know their numbers’ and get their blood pressure checked. In this blog, Shahed Ahmad, our National Clinical Director for Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Prevention and David Webb, our Chief Pharmaceutical Officer consider how the NHS Community Pharmacy Blood Pressure Check […]