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.