Superintendent update

Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS) action plan and checklist published – are you preparing for the PQS?

Pharmacy Quality Scheme – action plan and checklist

The PQS action plan and checklist is intended to ensure you meet the criteria for the February 2020 review period, this resource, which will be updated on an ongoing basis, may assist you.

PQS: a brief overview

A brief overview of the Pharmacy Quality Scheme including information about the gateway and quality criteria

NPA SOP: Diabetes foot and eye checks - PQS (England)

An SOP which sets out the process for checking if patients with diabetes (over 12 years of age) have had their annual foot and eye check as part of the “Prevention composite bundle” of the Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS) 2019/20

Patient safety PQS resources

The cross-sector Community Pharmacy Patient Safety Group, of which the NPA is a member, have worked to develop resources that assist contractors to complete some of the patient safety components of the 2019/2020 Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS).

PQS domain factsheets

The PQS domain factsheets include guidance on points value and key actions to meet the quality criteria

Primary Care Networks (PCN) engagement guidance, plus NHS website and DoS profile reminder

Primary Care Networks (PCN) engagement guidance, plus NHS website and DoS profile reminder for the Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS)

PQS: Suggested evidence checklist

A suggested evidence checklist for the remaining PQS domains and criteria that you still have time to complete

Healthy Living Pharmacy

Resources including a workbook portfolio, evidence log template and frequently asked questions