Schedule 4 of the NHS (Pharmaceutical and Local Pharmaceutical Services) Regulations 2013 set out the ‘Terms of Service of NHS pharmacists in four parts. Part 2 are the Essential services, Part 3 are the Hours of opening provisions, and Part 4 set out the other terms of service, which includes Clinical Governance. Adherence with the clinical governance requirements is thus a part of the terms of service.
The clinical governance requirements of the community pharmacy contractual framework (CPCF) cover a range of quality related issues click here.
Clinical governance deadlines fast approaching
PSNC has produced a quick reference guide identifying the actions to be completed by 31 March 2017, as well as details of ongoing clinical governance requirements: PSNC Briefing 012/17: Upcoming clinical governance deadlines – actions to be completed by 31 March 2017.