Developments in NMS IT support planned for December 2023

NHS England has announced that NHS approved IT systems for recording NMS consultations and sharing data with the NHSBSA are due to be ready from 1st December 2023.

Summary of these changes

Timescale Summary
By 30th November 2023
  • Option to submit voluntary quarterly NMS summary data for Quarter 2 2023/24
  • System suppliers will have shared details of their updated NMS modules with pharmacy owners
From 1st December 2023
  • Go-live of NMS modules in approved pharmacy clinical IT systems
  • Pharmacy owners can choose to use one of these systems or continue with their current system
  • Voluntary submission of quarterly NMS summary data is discontinued
Timescale to be determined (expected sometime in 2024)
  • NHSBSA system changes made, so NHS payment claims can be made via the API
  • Go-live of updated NMS modules in approved clinical IT systems which include payment claims via the API
  • Use of an approved clinical IT system for NMS becomes mandatory
  • Existing manual FP34C claim process for NMS is retired

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