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)
- Support for Self-Care
Visit the PSNCs’ page on Essential Services for more information.