Guidance

Pharmaceutical Services Directions (Amendment) 2013

Directions requiring NHS England to commission the New Medicine Service (NMS) until 31 March 2014 and adding an Emergency Supply Service.

Detail

These directions:

  • extend the New Medicine Service (NMS) until 31 March 2014
  • add a new enhanced service – an Emergency Supply Service - for pharmacy contractors concerning the emergency supply of repeat NHS medicines.

They came into force on 7 December 2013.