Support for delivering quality, safety and efficiency in the optimisation of medicines.
Summaries of the best available evidence to guide decision making for selected medicines.
- help commissioners, budget holders and groups make informed decisions on the introduction of key new medicines
- review the clinical evidence for the effectiveness of medicines
- can include reviews of a single medicine with 1 or more indications or class reviews of medicines on specific topics.
Our evidence summaries: process guide sets out how we select topics and prepare the summaries.
Medicines evidence commentaries
Summaries of selected important new studies on medicines. They provide a commentary on the results and their implications for clinical practice.
Key therapeutic topics
Summaries of the evidence-base on topics identified to support medicines optimisation.
Medicines and prescribing associates
We train and support clinicians involved in medicines optimisation across England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Channel Islands. Our associates share information across their professional networks and support each other as an expert group.
Recommendations promoting good practice for people involved in governing, commissioning, prescribing and making decisions about medicines. Suitable for a wide range of audiences across health and social care.
NICE evidence reviews – specialised commissioning
Evidence reviews commissioned by NHS England to inform the development of a clinical commissioning policy. They are summaries of the best available evidence for selected medicines.
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