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COVID-19 update


Due to COVID-19 the normal business of AWMSG and its subgroups NMG and AWPAG is suspended until the end of May so that frontline staff can focus on the care of patients.

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Updated AWMSG meeting dates....

Getting the best outcomes from medicines for Wales


AWMSG has been improving access to medicines in Wales for over a decade. Our appraisal process brings together specialist physicians, pharmacists, healthcare professionals, health economists, pharmaceutical industry representatives and patient representatives to provide advice on new medicines to NHS Wales. View our latest advice for new medicines or browse the forthcoming appraisals.

Patient, Carers & Patient Organisations

Would you like to have a voice? Would you like to make a difference?
Find out more in our patient section

Medicines management

"Making the best use of medicines"

AWMSG works with numerous specialist groups undertaking activities to ensure the best use of medicines for Wales.  Activities include issuing prescribing guidance, good practice guidelines, prescribing dilemmas, advice on prescribing indicators, prescribing analysis and shared care.  View our medicines management section for full details.