Pharmacy Quality Scheme – Guidance 2021/22

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The Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS) forms part of the Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework (CPCF). It supports delivery of the NHS Long Term Plan and rewards community pharmacy contractors that deliver quality criteria in three quality dimensions: clinical effectiveness, patient safety and patient experience.

Summary

This document replaces guidance issued for all previous schemes and provides further detail for contractors regarding how they demonstrate compliance with the scheme requirements.