CPCS IT provision: Support for switchover

NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) have issued further support for the transfer of the cost of Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS) IT solutions to pharmacy contractors.

Ahead of the switchover coming into effect on 1st April 2022, contractors are encouraged to take action now and plan to sign up to one of four assured CPCS IT providers from mid-November 2021:

To support contractors, NHSE&I have published a new switching guide. This guidance sets out the options and actions required in the move to the CPCS ‘provider pays’ model.

Community Pharmacy Contractors Guide to CPCS IT Provider ‘Switching’

Also, with the support of PSNC, NHSE&I is organising another webinar on the subject which will take place on Thursday 14th October, 7.00-8.30pm.

Register for the CPCS IT 14th October event now

An additional CPCS IT Buyer’s Guide document with extra information will be published shortly to further aid contractors in choosing their CPCS IT solutions.

Read more at: CPCS IT support

 

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