Pharmacy services

Providing a range of services for a Community Pharmacy and dispensing contractor on behalf of NHSScotland.

Minor Ailment Service (MAS)

Covering pharmaceutical care for common, self-limiting conditions including details on formularies, registering MAS patients and caring for lapsed patients.

Find out about our Minor Ailment Service

Medicines: Care & Review (MCR)

Covering pharmaceutical care of patients with long-term conditions.

Find out more about our Medicines: Care and Review service

Acute Medication Service (AMS)

Covering pharmaceutical care of patients with acute conditions.

Find out more about our Acute Medication Service

Public Health Service (PHS)

Covering the contribution of pharmacists to health protection, health improvement and medicine safety.

Find out more about our Public Health Service


Covering care services for Stoma patients in the community.

Find out more about stoma care services

Unscheduled care

Covering care which can’t be foreseen or planned for in advance.

For more information, including access to pharmacy guides, information on out of hours services and the patient group direction. 

Find out more about unscheduled care (external link)

Universal Claim Framework

The Universal Claim Framework supports electronic claiming for pharmacy-led services such as Public Health Services and support for Unscheduled Care.

Find out more about universal claims

Incorrect claims

Covering administrative adjustments if you notice an error with an electronic claim and are unable to amend it.

Download and complete an incorrect claim form (Word 32 kb)

ePharmacy Certificate Management Tool (eCMT)

An electronic certificate is installed on each pharmacy system to ensure security across the ePharmacy infrastructure. The certificate ensures that messages are encrypted and secure as they are transmitted electronically, and it ensures that only authorised systems can send messages.

Download the latest Certificate Management tool (external link) View the full Installation and user guide for the certificate management tool View the guide to help you renew your certificate