Deadline fast approaching to claim for COVID-19 costs


Community pharmacy contractors have until 23.59 on 15th August 2021 to claim for the extra costs they incurred due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Any contractor who has yet to complete the claim form is recommended to review the information and PSNC guidance on without delay.

Contractors should also be mindful that the £370 million Advance Payments given to the sector last year will be recovered from all community pharmacies, even those who do not make a COVID-19 costs claim.

Action to take

Once you have all the information and evidence you need, complete the agreed claim form provided by the NHSBSA:

NHSBSA webpage and claim form for COVID-19 costs

Your completed form must be sent to by 23.59 on 15th August 2021.

Contractors will receive an automated reply from NHSBSA to confirm their submission has been received. Please retain a copy of this reply as evidence of your submission.

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