UPDATE: New Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS) for 2020/21 further details released

UPDATE: New Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS) for 2020/21 further details released

August 10, 2020

An initial outline of requirements for Part 2 of this year’s PQS has been shared for commencement in October 2020

PSNC is continuing to work with the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) on finalising the arrangements for the Part 2 scheme, however they are now able to provide contractors with an early view of the domains and criteria that will need to be fulfilled to make a declaration in February 2021.

The scheme will formally commence in October 2020 and full details should be included in the September 2020 Drug Tariff.

There will be five domains each with its own component criteria to achieve; all criteria in a domain must be completed to be able to claim a payment for that domain.

A summary of the criteria is provided in the following PSNC News article:

 



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