SMC - September 2021 decisions

13 September 2021 - The Scottish Medicines Consortium, which advises on newly licensed medicines for use by NHSScotland, has today ...

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Scotland backs Bavencio for bladder cancer after NICE says no

9 August 2021 - Patients with bladder cancer in Scotland will be the first in the UK to claim access ...

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SMC - August 2021 decisions

9 August 2021 - The SMC, which advises on newly licensed medicines for use by NHSScotland, has today published advice ...

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Kesimpta (ofatumumab) approved for relapsing remitting MS in Scotland

12 July 2021 - The SMC has recommended that Kesimpta can be prescribed for people with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis who ...

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Tecentriq, Kesimpta lead latest SMC decisions

13 July 2021 - The SMC has accepted three new medicines for use by NHS Scotland and rejected one in its ...

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SMC - July 2021 decisions

12 July 2021 - The SMC has today published advice accepting three new medicines. ...

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SMC - June 2021 decisions

7 June 2021 - Advice on five new medicines for use in conditions including advanced gastric cancer and chronic lymphocytic leukaemia ...

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Pilot of new health technology evaluation process for antimicrobials

7 May 2021 - Research to develop novel antibiotics has in recent years been seen as commercially unattractive due to limited ...

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Medicines for colorectal, skin and ovarian cancers approved for NHS Scotland use

10 May 2021 - The Scottish Medicines Consortium accepted a treatment of colorectal cancer in patients with a gene mutation called ...

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SMC - May 2021 decisions

10 May 2021 - The SMC, which advises on newly licensed medicines for use by NHSScotland, has announced today that ...

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Scotland opens door to Translarna for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

13 April 2021 - A disparity in UK access to a medicine for Duchenne muscular dystrophy has been addressed, after ...

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Four medicines accepted for use by NHS Scotland

13 April 2021 - The Scottish Medicines Consortium has approved NHS funding for four new medicines, including treatments for multiple ...

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SMC - April 2021 decisions

12 April 2021 - Advice on four new medicines for use in conditions including multiple myeloma and severe migraine has today ...

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Development of an international template to support patient submissions in health technology assessments

1 April 2021 - The objective was to develop an international template to support patient submissions in health technology assessments.  ...

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World's most expensive drug given the green light in Scotland

8 March 2021 - A medicine known as the most expensive in the world has been approved to treat a rare ...

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