Medicines Value Programme Patient Groups Engagement Event
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Medicines Value Programme
Led by Dr Bruce Warner, Deputy Chief Pharmaceutical Officer, NHS England
Led by Ailsa Bosworth, Chief Executive, National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society; and Dr Fraser Cummings, Consultant Gastroenterologist, University Hospital Southampton NHS FT
· Biosimilar medicines are biological medicines which are highly similar to another biological medicine already licensed for use.
· To be licensed, a biosimilar medicine must be shown to have no clinically meaningful differences from the originator medicine in terms of quality, safety and efficacy.
· Where NICE has already recommended the originator biological medicine, the same guidance will normally apply to a biosimilar.
Polypharmacy, or the taking of multiple medicines, and deprescribing
Led by Graham Prestwich, Lay Member PPI, NHS Leeds North CCG; Lay Member, Leeds Area Prescribing Committee; Lelly Oboh, Consultant Pharmacist, Care of Older People, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS FT and NHS Specialist Pharmacy Services; and Nina Barnett, FRPharmS, FFRPS, Consultant Pharmacist, Care of Older People, London North West Healthcare NHS Trust, and NHS Specialist Pharmacy Services
The event will begin with coffee/tea and registration, with the first speaker starting at 13.15.
A detailed agenda will be sent out before the event.