Delivering services


The NHS Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework (contract) consists of three levels of services: 

  • Essential services
    Including dispensing, repeat dispensing, disposal of unwanted medicines, promotion of healthy lifestyles, signposting to other healthcare professionals, support for self-care and clinical governance.
  • Advanced services
    In Gloucestershire, Medicines Use Reviews and New Medicines Service.
  • Enhanced and locally commissioned services
    This group of services is commissioned locally by NHS England’s area teams, Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) and Local Authorities in order to meet the needs of their population. A wide range of services are commissioned across England.