Before your shift

You must be able to provide DMS (Discharge Medicine Service) - Eng only

You must be registered on the DBS update service - Eng only

You must be able to provide CPCS - Eng only

Your smartcard must have Locum & SCR access - Eng only

Flu Jab accreditation may be required

Store Check in

Full details of store check in can be found here:

Please register here: - If you can send us a screenshot once you have completed this step. DO NOT APPLY for Boots shifts unless you have completed this step.

You must keep your account updated, as it could affect your future Boots applications.

You must be booked in for a shift first before completing the next step.

Setup your payment account here Locum Pharmacist Setup Form - enter the date of your first Boots shift with Locate a Locum, and use as your agency email address.

Once you complete the form, you will get an email to verify the account. Once verified Locate a Locum will be notified to add the PDP and this will then be sent to Boots electronically to get the setup complete. Once complete Boots will provide you with your vendor number.

Amend your payment account

Please visit this link if you wish to amend your payment account details (you will require your Boots vendor number) - this step only applies once you have been setup:

Locum Pharmacist Amendment Form

After your shift


NI, England and Wales:

Please leave an invoice in store - Invoice template


Please complete this claim form for shifts in Scotland, and leave in store with the manager, or deputy if not available - they should be able process this there and then. The form MUST be fully and accurately completed.

Payment is generally made within 14 days of the shift, payroll runs every Tuesday, with payslip received on Wednesday and payment on Friday.

For Scotland queries, please see below (any queries regarding the rest of the UK, please contact the branch you worked in, if this cannot resolve your issue contact

Other expenses including travel time***, parking and public transport will not normally be paid unless previously agreed. All mileage, travel time and parking claims will be validated before processing. A receipt must be submitted for any of these claims or they will not be processed.

In the email you send clearly state in the subject "Invoice confirmation <date of invoiced shift>".

Please send any receipts, authorisation for any extra values / amounts or queries to the following mailbox:

Invoices will be processed as soon as possible. As per terms and conditions, Boots have twenty (20) working days of receipt of a valid claim to make payment in the first instance. Bank Holidays will also impact the timeline and should be taken into consideration before querying a submitted invoice. Please wait the stated time before querying any outstanding submitted forms. Any queries before this time has passed will not be investigated.

*** If the confirmation email is not provided for any extras the claim will be processed without them and cannot be added at a later date.

For Locums offering the NHS England Pharmacy Influenza Vaccination PGD in a Boots store:

• You must complete the Practitioner declaration on the PGD. You must sign a copy of the PGD at each store where you work

• You must take evidence of training and additional requirements (as detailed on page 5 of the PGD) to each store in which you work, including a copy of your Declaration of Competence

• The evidence must be shown to the Authorising Manager (Store Manager/local Store Manager/Area Manager as per guidelines we give for our Boots pharmacists)

• The Authorising Manager must 'sign you off' as being suitably trained and competent to work under the PGD and this copy of the PGD must be kept in the store.

• You must also leave a copy of your Declaration of Competence 'statement of declaration' in the store and this must be attached to the PGD you have signed.

Once the above has been completed, the locum pharmacist can start vaccinating

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