CPCF settlement: 2019/20 to 2023/24

Following negotiations between PSNC, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and NHS England and Improvement (NHSE&I), HM Government has agreed to make a five-year investment in community pharmacies. The deal secures pharmacy funding and sets out a clear vision for the expansion of clinical service delivery over the next five years, in line with the NHS Long Term Plan.

View the new Community Pharmacy Contraction Framework (CPCF) -2019-to-2024

Please click here to visit PSNC for more information on the following:

  • PSNC statements
  • CPCF Roadshow events
  • CPCF agreement overview
  • Funding and dispensing
  • Quality Scheme and services
  • CPCF Checklist emails

From April 2020 the following will become part of your Terms of Service

Pharmacies must: Quick link to our relevant page:
have a premises shared NHSmail account (in the format: nhspharmacy.location.pharmacynameODScode@nhs.net), NHSmail Page
have access to the NHS Summary Care Record (SCR), SCR Page
provide information for the NHS 111 Directory of Services (DoS), DoS Page
have an up to date pharmacy profile on NHS.UK, NHS UK Page
process electronic prescriptions, EPS Page
and have attained HLP Level 1 status [which requires a private consultation area] HLP Page

PSNC have issued the following summary of the five year deal and more information on the areas above can be found on the PSNC website:

PSNC Briefing 026/19: A Summary of the 5 Year Deal on the CPCF

Please Note: Pharmacies will need to meet some of the above earlier than April 2020 if they wish to sign up to the Manage Your Service (MYS) portal in order to claim for the NHS Flu Service, the Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS) or the Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS). Click the link below to view the one pager to find out more about PQS and other services:

Humber LPC CPCF Action Plan One Pager print out:

CPCF Action Plan One Pager

CPCF One Pager

Visit PSNC PQS Pages

The Community Pharmacy Humber Contractor Event: Pharmacy Embracing the Future was held on Sunday 20th October 2019

Those who attended will have received a delegate pack of resources (relevant at the time), those resources are available to print below:


Embracing the future together 20.10.19 FINAL

Useful links from the presentation


Timeline and checklist:

Contractor CPCF Calendar 2019-20 with Value

Contractor completion check list

One Pagers:

CPCF Action Plan One Pager

CPCF One Pager

Humber LPC Website One Pager

MYS One Pager

NHSmail One Pager

PQS One Pager

Useful Contacts One Pager


CPCS self-assessment framework Final V1

CPCS-One-Pager v1