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

NHS to fast-track access to cannabis-based medicine for children with severe epilepsy

Thousands of people, including children with severe epilepsy will have access to a potentially life changing, seizure preventing cannabis-based treatment on the NHS from the New Year. Doctors will be able to prescribe Epidyolex with clobazam for eligible children with two types of severe epilepsy which can cause multiple seizures a day – Lennox Gastaut […]