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1

What are the roles of the MHRA?

Assessment and authorisation of medicinal products for sale in the UK
Clinical trials and regulation
Quality control
Statutory controls
Devices
Internet sales and counterfeiting
Post marketing surveillance
Promotion of safe use
Manage BPCPRD

2

What is the role of the SMC?

Make decisions on cost effectiveness of pharmaceutical products in relation to NHS Scotland

3

What are the benefits of the SMC?

Comprehensive assessment
Rapid response
Uniformity
Education

4

What are the drawbacks of SMC?

Limit pharmaceutical freedom
Funding

5

What is the role of local formulary committees?

Implement SMC, NICE and SIGN
Deal with drugs not on SMC agenda
Deal with unlicensed products
Ration expensive drugs
Education
Prescribing errors
Antimicrobial products