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New Medicine Service (NMS) – Drug Lists

NMS medicines

NHS England and Improvement (NHSEI) has released a New Medicine Service updated service specification to be used from 1 September 2021:

Advanced Service Specification – NHS New Medicine Service (NMS) [PDF: 245KB]As outlined in Part VIC of the drug tariff, you should only prescribe NMS to patients who’ve been prescribed a particular NMS medicine for the first time and for the following conditions. You can view each condition and its drug list, last updated September 2021. 

Expanded NMS drug list 1 Sep 2021 [Excel: 58KB]

Expanded NMS BNF categories 16 Aug 2021 [Word: 18KB]

Medicine Use Review (MUR)

The Medicines Use Review (MUR) service was decommissioned on 31 March 2021.