• PQS Local Antibiotic Formularies

    PQS Local Antibiotic Formularies

    To meet the Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS) Part 2 – Pharmacies are required to take certain actions with regard to Domain 1 – Infection Prevention & Control and Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS).  The AMS criterion aims to reduce the potential harm caused by antimicrobial resistance (AMR) through the promotion of antimicrobial stewardship activity in Community Pharmacy. One of

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  • PQS – Staff risk assessments

    PQS – Staff risk assessments

    Staff risk assessments At the end of June 2020, NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) wrote to NHS providers, including community pharmacy contractors, requesting the urgent completion of staff risk assessments. The letter can be found here, which outlines the responsibilities of employers in light of new risks to healthcare staff posed by the COVID-19

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  • Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS) 2020/21

    Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS) 2020/21

    Pharmacy Quality Scheme 2020/21 The scheme has two parts this year. Part 1 Focuses on ensuring community pharmacy contractors and their teams have put in place reasonable measures to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, protecting both their teams and patients. Part 1 is a gateway requirement for Part 2. Submit via MYS. Complete at the

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