Technologies and medicines

Technologies and medicines

An average of 80 medicines are launched annually and there are over 100,000 medical devices currently on the market. How can any healthcare professional make sense of all this information and decide which advice is worth following and which medicine or new device is worth using?

Healthcare Improvement Scotland issues a range of advice that focus on the safe and effective use of medicines and technologies.

This section of our website includes information on those parts of our organisation that specialise in issuing such advice, as well as links to the advice that we issue:

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