About Us

UK Medicines Information is an NHS pharmacy based service. Its aim is to support the safe, effective and efficient use of medicines by the provision of evidence-based information and advice on their therapeutic use. The established Welsh Medicines Information Centre (WMIC) is based in the pharmacy department at the University Hospital of Wales. 

WMAS functions as a local medicines advice service to the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board and supports the work of the local medicines advice services across Wales. The service provides specialist advice on complementary medicines and drugs in porphyria. WMAS also supports the local formulary service and works closely with Yellow Card Centre Wales. For further information on our roles click here.