Medicines: improving outcomes and value

A pharmacist talks with a patient

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.


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

News and blogs

Leading the way for pharmacy technicians in care homes

On the eve of the Pharmacy Technicians annual conference in Birmingham, two colleagues describe how training alongside pharmacists has empowered them to become pioneering patient-facing clinicians: Improving health outcomes for patients in care homes is something we’ve been passionate about since we joined the NHS East Lancashire CCG Medicines Management Team. Admittedly our initial knowledge […]