REMINDER: Quality Payments alerts, updates and resources

There's not much time until the deadline for submission of the Quality Payment declarations required by each community pharmacy. CPSC has provided a heads up on key important things to check....


Seven important messages to share with your teams this week and take the necessary actions.

The deadline for Quality Payments is 15th February 2019


1. Quality Payments - not long to go

A reminder and link to resources documents available to assist contractors with meeting the gateway and quality criteria

Information is available in the following PSNC News Alert:


2. Quality Payments - information

A round-up of information explaining:

    • the declaration process
    • recorded video presentation and further briefings available from PSNC containing a useful checklist and further resources
    • WES gateway criterion clarification

Information is available in the following PSNC News Round-up:


3. UPDATE: Quality payments - NHS website profile

Over 4,500 contractors are still not complying with this gateway criteria and therefore risking all their QP remuneration. Compliance with all three elements of this criteria are essential to receive funding.

Information is available in the following PSNC News Alert:


4. UPDATE: Quality payments - NHS mail

Over 3,000 contractors were still not complying with this gateway criteria at the beginning of January and therefore risking all their QP remuneration. Compliance with all three elements of this criteria are essential to receive funding.

Information is available in the following PSNC News Alert:


5. UPDATE: Completion of NSAID audit

What’s required to complete this quality criteria


6. UPDATE: Support now available to help achieve your Quality Payments ‘CPPQ’ gateway criterion

The NHS website team has published an updated user guide for uploading CPPQ results onto a website profile.

Information is available in the following PSNC news article:

Further information on support available for many aspects the QPS can be read in the following CPSC news article:


7. UPDATE: Support now available to help achieve your Quality Payments ’Written Safety Report’ criterion

PSNC and the Community Pharmacy Patient Safety Group have updated the patient safety report resources, ahead of the February review point (15th February 2019).

Information is available in the following PSNC news article: