Regional Medicines Optimisation Committees

The RMOCs for England

The four Regional Medicines Optimisation Committees (RMOCs) for England make recommendations, provide resources, and co-ordinate activities to ensure the optimal use of medicines for the benefit of patients and the NHS across England.

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The North Regional Medicines Optimisation Committee provides advice, co-ordinates actions, and works to ensure the implementation of Medicines Optimisation priorities across the NHS England North…
The Midlands and East Regional Medicines Optimisation Committee provides advice, co-ordinates actions, and works to ensure the implementation of Medicines Optimisation priorities across the NHS…
Regional Medicines Optimisation Committee (London) provides advice, co-ordinates actions, and works to ensure the implementation of Medicines Optimisation priorities across the NHS England & NHS…
The South Regional Medicines Optimisation Committee provides advice, co-ordinates actions, and works to ensure the implementation of Medicines Optimisation priorities across the NHS England South…
This Advisory Statement applies to the London region only. RMOC London recommends that the Pan-London Symptom Control Medicines Authorisation and Administration (MAAR) Chart, developed by…
A draft toolkit has been produced on Best value biologic – insulin glargine, on behalf of the RMOC system. Insulin glargine is the first medicine managed…
The Regional Medicines Optimisation Committee system for England has been developed to address Medicine Optimisation issues which have current impact on practice and where a…
Advice was requested from the Regional Medicines Optimisation Committee (RMOC) regarding the most appropriate and practical approach for the ophthalmology monitoring of patients who are…
Draft guidance has been produced on Buprenorphine long-acting injection: considerations for opioid substitution treatment use in community settings and secure environments in England, on behalf…
The Regional Medicines Optimisation Committee (RMOC, South) has produced an updated advisory statement on the sequential use of biologic medicines which can be accessed below.
RMOC North is leading the work on developing an approach to shared care on behalf of the RMOC system, and is seeking comments on the…
The Regional Medicines Optimisation Committee (RMOC, South) has produced standard principles for medicines prior approval forms which can be accessed below. The document provides advice…

RMOC Governance Groups

Nationally, the work of the RMOCs is governed by two groups. The Medicines Optimisation Oversight Group and the Medicines Optimisation Prioritisation Panel.

The RMOC Medicines Optimisation Oversight Group (MOOG) is part of the governance structure for the Regional Medicines Optimisation Committees for NHS England. Its purpose is…
The RMOC Medicines Optimisation Prioritisation Panel (MOPP) sets the priorities for the four Regional Medicines Optimisation Committees in England. A membership list for the MOPP…