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Quality Payments Are You Ready?

To qualify for payments, pharmacies will have to meet four gateway criteria. Select which statements are correct for your pharmacy:

Provision of at least one specified advanced service MUR, NMS, Flu Vaccinations
NHS Choices entry 
up to date
Ability for staff to send 
and receive NHS mail
Ongoing utilisation of the Electronic Prescription Service

You only meet out of 4 of the gateway criteria

We can support you to be compliant with all four criteria.

Continue to learn what percentage of the Quality Payment you are eligible to receive.

Congratulations you meet all 4 gateway criteria

Passing the gateway criteria will not itself earn a quality payment – payment will depend on how many of the eight quality criteria are achieved.

Continue to learn what percentage of the Quality Payment you are eligible for.

Quality Payments eligibility

Pharmacies passing the gateway criteria will receive a quality payment if they meet one or more of the criteria listed below.

Select which criteria points you currently meet:

1 of 8 - Patient Safety

Production of a written report that demonstrates evidence of analysis, learning and action taken in response to near misses and patient safety incidents, including implementation of national patient safety alerts and having shared learning

Contributes 20% towards the quality payment
2 of 8 - Patient Safety

80% of registered pharmacy professionals have achieved level 2 safeguarding status for children and vulnerable adults within the last two years

Contributes 10% towards the quality payment
3 of 8 - Patient Experience

Results of patient experience survey from the last 12 months published on the pharmacy’s NHS Choices page

Contributes 5% towards the quality payment
4 of 8 - Public Health

Healthy Living Pharmacy level 1 (self-assessment)

Contributes 20% towards the quality payment
5 of 8 - Digital

Demonstration of having accessed the summary care record and increase in access since the last review point

Contributes 10% towards the quality payment
6 of 8 - Digital

NHS111 Directory of Services entry up to date at review point

Contributes 5% towards the quality payment
7 of 8 - Clinical Effectiveness

Asthma patients dispensed more than 6 short acting bronchodilator inhalers without any corticosteroid inhaler within a 6 month period are referred to an appropriate health care professional for an asthma review.

Contributes 20% towards the quality payment
8 of 8 - Workforce

80% of all pharmacy staff working in patient facing roles are trained 'Dementia Friends'

Contributes 10% towards the quality payment

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