Commissioning Landscape & Services

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:


Services Summary

We have produced a useful Services Summary which summarises the requirements, with associated links, for all the Locally Commissioned or delivered Pharmacy Services in Suffolk.