An overview of Procurement of Medicines and Pharmaceutical Products and Services for NHS hospitals

Tim Root, Assistant Head, NHS Specialist Pharmacy Service, Specialist Pharmacy ServicePublished
Topics: GuidanceTrusts

Procurement of Medicines for hospitals in England is led and coordinated by NHS CMU, supported by NPSG and PSMG

Scope

This article series provides an overview of current arrangements for the procurement of medicines and pharmaceutical products and services for providers of acute care in the NHS.

It includes an overview of arrangements for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Purpose

It is a resource for individuals working in the NHS who do not have a background in medicines and pharmaceutical products and services in the UK.