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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-14317: Anas Sarwar (Glasgow)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 1 February 2018

To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to ensure that the NHS gets best value for new medicines.

Answered by: Shona Robison 8 February 2018

In Scotland we have a clear and consistent route for licensed medicines to be appraised through the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC). The SMC do this based on clinical and cost-effectiveness at a national population level for all Scotland.