GP Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (GP CPCS)

ALL pharmacies should have had at least ONE STAFF MEMBER that attended one of the two GP CPCS engagement events. If you were not able to attend you will need to mke contact the LPC and/or their PCN Lead to discuss, having first read all the following information.

All relevant members of staff to read the briefing materials below. Record this (e.g. using the LPC Staff briefing record). This fulfils GP CPCS Annex F Requirements c).

Create a brief action plan for implementing the new referral pathway in the pharmacy, including plan to update SOP. This fulfils Annex F requirement d).

All relevant staff members to read and understand the updated CPCS service specification and pharmacy toolkit. Keep a record of completion (e.g. using the LPC Staff Briefing Record template). This fulfils Annex F requirement e).

Claim Annex F engagement and setup payment (£300) via MYS. If you are not currently signed up to CPCS, this can also be done via MYS (ensuring all relevant training is completed as stipulated in service specification).

Free GP CPCS training is available for your pharmacy team via VirtualOutcomes HERE

PCN’s that have already gone live….
Wimborne & Ferndown PCN – 16th April
Poole North PCN – 23rd April
Shore Medical – 23rd April
Central Bournemouth PCN – 29th April


GP CPCS Annex F Requirements (PDF)

GP CPCS Engagement and Setup Plan (PDF)

GP CPCS Staff briefing record (PDF)

Community Pharmacy Consultation Service (CPCS service)  in November.

Pharmacy toolkit

Promotion GP CPCS

New animation and infographic published explaining how practices can refer patients to Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS)

PSNC has launched a video animation and infographic explaining how GP practices can refer into the NHS Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS)