Open consultation

Community pharmacy drug reimbursement reform


We want your views on proposals for changing how community pharmacy contractors in England are paid for the drugs they dispense against NHS prescriptions.

This consultation closes at

Consultation description

We’re seeking your views on proposals to reform some of the drug reimbursement arrangements for community pharmacy in England.

Community pharmacies are paid by the NHS for each drug they dispense against an NHS prescription. The payment arrangements are outlined in the Drug Tariff.

The arrangements generally work well, but improvements can be made to ensure that community pharmacies are paid fairly and that the arrangements provide value for money to the NHS and taxpayers.


Annex A: impact assessment

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Ways to respond


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Department of Health and Social Care
Pharmacy Team
North Wing, Floor 2
Quarry House
Leeds LS2 7UE

Published 23 July 2019