Summary of New Payments Including Claiming Deadlines

A number of new service payments for community pharmacy contractors have been announced in recent months for the Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS) – GP referral pathway, Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS) 2020/21 Part 2, Discharge Medicines Service, Pandemic Delivery Service and Hepatitis C testing service. In addition, PSNC and the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) have agreed a mechanism by which pharmacy contractors can claim reimbursement for their expenditure on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) purchased between 27th February 2020 and 31st December 2020.

The table below summarises these different payments including how to claim and claim deadlines (if any), timing of payments, payment amounts and how these will appear on the Schedule of Payments.
Table of payments and deadlines