Hypertension case-finding service

This page contains information about the Hypertension case-finding service which was commissioned as an Advanced service from 1st October 2021.

In public-facing communications, the service is described as the NHS Blood Pressure Check Service.

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

  • Introduction
  • The policy background
  • Working with Primary Care Networks
  • Service description
  • BP meters to be used in the service
  • What do contractors need to do to provide the service?
  • Patient eligibility to receive the service
  • Providing the service
  • Funding and claiming payment
  • Withdrawal from the Service
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Hypertension Case-Finding Service on-demand webinar
  • Resources

Virtual Outcomes Hypertension case-finding service training and PSNC webinar on-demand

  • Do you and your team know that this new service means that GP Practices can send patients to your pharmacy for blood pressure checks?
  • Do you know how much your pharmacy will get paid for doing the checks?
  • Would you like some ideas about how to proactively approach patients in your pharmacy about the service?
  • Are you clear about how to implement the service and the actions you and your team need to take?
  • The course is split over two modules to support the delivery of the service

View the course flyer and log into Virtual Outcomes

PSNC’s webinar about the Hypertension Case-Finding service is now available on-demand:

View webinar and slide deck

New course for May 2022 – Atrial Fibrillation: Atrial Fibrillation – CP

Local Pilot

Please click here to view more info on the Optical Referral into Community Pharmacy for the Hypertension Case Finding Service – Pilot across all areas.