MUR / NMS


The Medicines Use Review (MUR) & Prescription Intervention Service consists of accredited pharmacists undertaking structured adherence-centred reviews with patients on multiple medicines, particularly those receiving medicines for long-term conditions.

National target groups have been agreed in order to guide the selection of patients to whom the service will be offered.

The link to the PSNC website for further information which includes resources, guidance and support tools is available at:


The New Medicine Service (NMS) was the fourth Advanced Service to be added to the Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework; it commenced on 1st October 2011.

The service provides support for people with long-term conditions newly prescribed a medicine to help improve medicines adherence; it is initially focused on particular patient groups and conditions.

Since the introduction of the NMS in October 2011, more than 90% of community pharmacies in England have provided it to their patients

The link to the PSNC website for further information on NMS is available at:


Further Guidance and Resources 

A PSNC briefing:

LLR LPC team guide:

Target groups:

Clinical Guides:

Other CPPE resources: