Medicines: improving outcomes and value

The NHS is here to help people to get the best results from their medicines – and to get the best possible value for the taxpayer.

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.

Resources

NHS RightCare and partner organisations, including NICE and CQC, have brought together key products and tools.

News and blogs

What does ‘self-care’ mean and how can it help?

Self-care is about keeping fit and healthy, understanding when you can look after yourself, when a pharmacist can help, and when to get advice from your GP or another health professional. If you have a long-term condition, self-care is about understanding that condition and how to live with it. This year’s Self Care Week takes place […]