New Medicines Service (NMS)
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:
Other CPPE resources:
- Cardiovascular: Cardiovascular resources CPPE
- Diabetes: register for free for access to webinars and 96 page guidance on diabetes: