Contractual Framework

The NHS Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework (contract) consists of three levels of services:  Essential services , Advanced services and Enhanced and locally commissioned services. Pharmacy owners (contractors) must provide Essential services, but they can choose whether they wish to provide Advanced and Enhanced services.

Please note – to qualify for the Quality Payment Scheme, providing at least ONE Advanced service is one of the qualifying Gateway Criteria.

For information on the reporting requirements of the pharmacy contract please click on the link below: