ALERT: PQS essential actions to be done ASAP

Three reminders this week from Alison Freemantle, your Professional Services Development Manager

PQS Gateway Criteria

As part of the Pharmacy Quality Scheme there are 4 MUST DO criteria to complete in order to be eligible for the additional payments

Urgent - Update the 3 sections of your pharmacy’s NHS website with opening hours and 2020 bank holiday opening hours: this MUST be completed before 30th November 2019

PQS – Medicines Safety Audits

The data collection forms for the Medicines Safety PQS bundle are now available on the following CPSC website page:

The Lithium (or alternative if no lithium patients) and Valproate audits, need to be carried out for a period of 3 months

PQS – Diabetes Foot & Eye Checks

The data collection form and retinopathy referral information can be found on the following CPSC website page:

This audit should start on 1st October and run for 4 months until 31st January 2020