A community pharmacy Quality Payments Scheme (QPS), which forms part of the Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework (CPCF), was introduced in December 2016. The QPS was designed to reward community pharmacies for delivering quality criteria in all three of the quality
Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee funding and statistics briefing that sets out the main elements of the five-year community pharmacy funding settlement for 2019/20 to 2023/24 and gives background information on what the announcement means and how community pharmacy funding works.
The new contractual arrangements will come into force from 1 October 2019 and will help to deliver the ambitions set out in the NHS Long Term Plan. It presents a 5-year deal setting out how community pharmacy will support delivery of
The document is a summary of changes to the community pharmacy contractual framework for 2019/20 to 2023/24, which was published jointly by the Department of Health and Social Care, the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC).
Letter from from Ed Waller to the Directors of Commissioning, Regional Heads of Primary Care, Heads of Primary Care, CCG Clinical Leads and Accountable Officers about the community pharmacy contractual framework.
This briefing is intended to enable Local Pharmaceutical Committees (LPCs) to help contractors to get involved with Primary Care Networks.
This guidance document sets out the requirements in order to participate in the Community Pharmacy Quality Payments Scheme. The Scheme will reward community pharmacies for delivering quality criteria in all three of the quality dimensions: Clinical Effectiveness, Patient Safety and
Report that finds several key areas where progress is being made, including: promises of a state-backed medical indemnity for GPs in England more GPs in training than ever before the establishment of the NHS GP health service, which is highly rated
Report that finds Clinical Pharmacists (CPs) have made a unique and valuable contribution to the primary care skill mix. Pharmacists contribute significantly to patient safety, bring medicines and prescribing expertise, support with prescribing tasks, support for patients with long term conditions
This quality standard covers assessing if people need help with their medicines and deciding what medicines support is needed to enable people to manage their medicines. It also includes communication between health and social care staff, to ensure people have
National Association of Primary Care report on the further integration of community pharmacy within primary care homes to improve patients’ health and support them to manage their conditions. By learning from those leading the way and exploring innovative ways of
Report from The King’s Fund that identifies community services are often fragmented and poorly co-ordinated, and are frequently not well integrated with other services in the community. This results in duplication as well as gaps between teams delivering care. A radical
Report that identifies community pharmacy as a healthcare provider that could be transformative for our NHS: a provider that is embedded on high streets in almost every part of the country, including our most deprived neighbourhoods, that is staffed by a network of clinically-trained professionals, with a proven
Document from NHS England that provides commissioners of primary care services the context, information and tools to safely commission and contract manage primary medical care contracts.
This PSNC Briefing, which is aimed at LPC Chief Officers and members, provides a suggested checklist for developing relationships with other health and care partners including Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs) / aspirant Accountable Care Systems (ACSs) and Accountable Care
Briefing from the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee identifying that Local government has a growing role in policy-making, spending decisions and oversight of local services and increasingly in the local healthcare economy. Councils not only control the budgets for public health