Essential Services

Essential Services are those which community pharmacies must all provide, as part of the NHS Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework (CPCF, the ‘pharmacy contract’).

  • Clinical Governance
  • Discharge Medicines Service (DMS)
  • Dispensing Medicines
  • Dispensing Appliances
  • Disposal of Unwanted Medicines
  • Repeat Dispensing
  • Public Health (Promotion of Healthy Lifestyles)
  • Signposting
  • Support for Self-Care

Visit the PSNCs’ page on Essential Services for more information.