Deadline date changes

Deadline date changes

December 22, 2020

The PQS Part 2 2020/21 declaration will still take place as planned between 09:00 on 1st February 2021 and 23:59 on 26th February 2021, however, contractors will have until 30th June 2021 to complete any elements of the scheme they have declared as having met. Following their declaration, contractors will still receive any PQS payment due as part of the overall payment made by the NHSBSA to contractors on 1st April 2021;

Contractors are not required to complete an NHSE&I determined national clinical audit during 2020/21;

Contractors are not required to undertake a contractor chosen clinical audit during 2020/21;

Contractors are not required to undertake the Community Pharmacy Patient Questionnaire during 2020/21;

The Community Pharmacy Assurance Framework will not run in 2020/21, but this will run as normal in 2021/22; and

No action will be taken against contractors who have not completed the Data Security and Protection toolkit for 2019/20, provided they are working to complete the toolkit for 2020/21. Contractors have an extended deadline for completion of the 2020/21 toolkit, with submissions required by 30th June 2021.



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