Scottish Medicines Consortium Evaluation Programme December 2012

Marion Bennie, Emma Dunlop Corcoran, James W. Dear, Sharon Hems, S. McTaggart, Rosemary Newham, Vicky Norris, Craig Waugh

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report


The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) provides advice to the National Health Service (NHS) in Scotland about the comparative clinical and cost-effectiveness of all newly licensed medicines, new formulations of existing medicines and new indications for established products. SMC advice is conveyed to prescribers th rough the Detailed Advice Document (DAD), which is available on the SMC website and is disseminated to Area Drug and Therapeutics Committees (ADTCs) across Scotland. Since 2005, SMC has also provided a horizon scanning function and, through the Forward Look report, provides early intelligence to NHS Scotland on new medicines in development.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherUniversity of Strathclyde
Commissioning bodyHealthcare Improvement Scotlad
Number of pages61
Publication statusUnpublished - 2012


  • Scottish Medicines Consortium
  • National Health Service
  • NHS Scotland
  • detailed advice document

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