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

Helping prevent over-medication

The Chief Executive of VoiceAbility looks at the crucial role advocates have to play in the campaign to Stop the Over-Medication of People with a learning disability, autism or both (STOMP): In England alone, between 30,000 and 35,000 adults with a learning disability, autism or both are taking a prescribed psychotropic medicine when they do […]