Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS)

The service specification and clinical pathways for the Community Pharmacy Advanced Pharmacy First Service are now available on the NHS England website. Community pharmacies that have not yet opted in / register to deliver these services are encouraged to do so from 1 December 2023, by registering via the ‘Manage Your Service’ platform.

Pharmacies that are already delivering the Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS) will be required to ‘opt in’ to by 31 Jan 2024 in order to qualify for the one off initial fixed payment of £2000. The existing CPCS specification will continue to be available on the NHS England website until 30 January 2024.

Pharmacy contractors should ensure the their service information for both services is also up to date on their profiles using NHS Profile Manager.