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Written by RichardBuxton on Tuesday 19th November 2019
A reminder this week from Alison Freemantle, your Professional Services Development Manager. If you haven't completed these tasks yet then please read on...
Scheme (PQS) gateway criterion states that each pharmacy must edit or validate
their NHS website entry for their pharmacy and to edit or confirm their
Directory of Services (DoS) profile to meet the DoS quality criterion of the
Digital enablers domain by 11.59pm on 30th November 2019.
There are still a number of contractors who have not yet met these
criteria and are putting their PQS payment at risk if these are not met by 30th
NHS website gateway
criterion: to meet this, contractors must edit or validate ALL
three sections of their NHS website profile – their
opening hours (including Bank Holidays up until the end of May 2020); its
facilities; and the services provided. Distance selling pharmacies should
follow the process outlined on pages 14-16 in the NHS England and NHS
Improvement guidance to meet the NHS website gateway
Directory of Services
quality criterion: Contractors are required to edit or confirm the information about
their pharmacy is correct on the DoS Profile Updater.
View the full PSNC article at: https://psnc.org.uk/our-news/pqs-have-you-updated-...