Pharmacy Quality Scheme


Key Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS) Gateway Criteria deadline was on 30th November 2019. As you know, if you miss deadline criteria then you will not be able to claim any PQS payments.

The gateway criteria is:

– be offering NMS and/or ‘flu vaccination (and include this in your services section on NHS website)

-NHS mail. Have a shared premises account with at least two live linked accounts. Any problems to pharmacyadmin@nhs.net or call 0333 200 1133

-NHS website hours

-NHS website services (which must include the advanced service(s) claimed as gateway criteria)

-NHS website facilities

The PQS window opens for contractors to claim for a PQS payment on MYS between 3rd to 28th February 2020