Our advice for clinicians on the coronavirus is here.
If you are a member of the public looking for information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19), including information about the COVID-19 vaccine, go to the NHS website. You can also find guidance and support on the GOV.UK website.
This programme has been set up to improve health outcomes and ensure we are getting the best value from the NHS medicines bill.
Ensuring people get the right choice of medicines, at the right time, and are engaged in the process by their clinical team.
The NHS is working to increase the use of best value biological medicines, including biosimilar medicines.
Get details on where to go if you need some help or support with your medicines.
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.
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