Review of Access to New Medicines

An independent review to assess the impact of the new approach introduced in 2014 by Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC).

Appendix 4: References

1 Scottish Government. January 2016. Realistic Medicine - Chief Medical Officer's Annual Report 2014-15. Available at:

2 Scottish Government. November 2013. SGHD/CMO(2013)20: Access To New Medicines - Transitional Arrangements For Processing Individual Patient Treatment Requests. Available at:

3 Scottish Medicines Consortium. December 2013. Assessment of medicines for end of life care and very rare conditions (orphan and ultra-orphan medicines) in Scotland, Report for the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing. Available at:

4 Healthcare Improvement Scotland. January 2016. Driving improvement in non-medicine technologies - consultation paper. Available at:

5 Institute for Healthcare Improvement. June 2009. IHI Triple Aim. Available at:

6 Scottish Government. August 2012. 20:20 Vision for Health & Social Care. Available at:

7 Scottish Government. A Route Map to the 2020 Vision for Health and Social Care

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8 Public Health Wales/1000 Lives Improvement. June 2014. Achieving Prudent Healthcare in NHS Wales. Available at:

9 Scottish Government. Creating a Healthier Scotland - What Matters to You? Available at:


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