Commissioning & Services

There are three tiers of services in the NHS Pharmacy Contract:

Essential Services – services that must be normally be provided by all pharmacy contractors (such as dispensing medicines and appliances, repeat dispensing, disposal of unwanted medicines, promotion of healthy lifestyles, signposting and support for self-care)

Advanced Services –  services that require accreditation of the pharmacist providing the service and/or specific requirements to be met in regard to premises (such as CPCS & the NHS Flu Vaccination Service)

Locally Commissioned Services – services commissioned locally by a number of different routes including Local Authorities, CCGs and local NHS England team.  By definition, these vary according to locality, for details select your area below:

Transfer of Care (TCAM)