Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS)

Details of the 23/ 24 Pharmacy Quality Scheme as part of the Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework (CPCF)

The Scheme:

CPSC strongly encourages contractors to read all of the NHS England guidance documents to ensure they are fully briefed on the Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS). This guidance can be found in the drop down box below.


Deatils Announced

Below, we have produced referenced indexes for all other important PQS related information, documents and resources that we have uploaded into various CPSC news articles published:

- The indexes are automatically created in date order (newest at the top)

Further documents, detailed information and resources can be found on the following CPE website hub page, with recommended PQS related actions required to achieve successful completion:

Historical information

2019 - 2020

PQS AUDITS 2019-2020

* NSAID audit now available (07/11/2019)

To achieve the PQS bundle payment you must complete the following:

  • Diabetes (4 months)
  • Valproate (3 months)
  • NSAID (1 month)
  • Lithium* (3 months) - *Only complete one of either Methotrexate, Amiodarone OR Phenolbarbital audits if you have no lithium patients - audit documents are provided above


Historical Information

Prior to 2019