About the NPA

The National Pharmacy Association (NPA) is the trade association for independent community pharmacy owners in the UK.

Membership

The complete membership package – designed to support and help independent community pharmacies grow their business.

Services & Support

Practical and business support - for your everyday pharmacy activities and business development.

 

Sales

Online Webshop for all your business essentials.

 

Representing you

Speaking out for you with you. Get involved in our campaigns and consultations.

 

Insurance

Specialist insurance for the pharmacy market. Support from experts who care.

 
SERVICE

Pharmacy Vacancies

Latest preregistration trainee and pharmacy staff vacancies.

BUSINESS SUPPORT

Pro Delivery Manager

A delivery tracking app developed by the owner of an independent pharmacy

SERVICE

Travel Health

Get the latest advice on malaria prophylaxis and vaccination requirements

OPINION SURVEY

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Help us shape member services for the future. Complete this short survey, and as a thank you, we will enter you into our prize draw.

BLOG

You may have heard that fees to access Employment…

Fees for those bringing employment tribunal claims have been ruled unlawful, and the government will now have to repay up to £32m to claimants.

NEWS

Expressions of interest for ORIEL 2019-2020 are…

NPA members are invited for their expressions of interest for ORIEL 2019-2020. Health Education England is inviting members to be part of the year 2 centralised pharmacy…

NEWS

NHS England is launching a Stay Well campaign

The campaign is to encourage more parents with young children to use community pharmacies for the treatment of minor ailments. It will run from 12 February to 26 March.

EVENT

Mentor Study Day at the School of Medicines…

The School of Medicines Optimisation are facilitating a Mentor Study Days in 2018 which is part of the Mentor Training Programme.

EVENT

Mentor Study Day at the School of Medicines…

The School of Medicines Optimisation are facilitating a Mentor Study Days in 2018 which is part of the Mentor Training Programme.

BLOG

A dangerous plan to make pharmacies less safe…

Welcome to the first in a new series of blogs - Independent Pharmacists Thinking Aloud.  The views in these blogs do not necessarily reflect those of the NPA.

HOT TOPICS

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

Implementation of GDPR comes into force on May 25th 2018. Read the first in a series of advice on getting your pharmacy ready for compliance.

HOT TOPICS

Heartbeats on the high street

Read the ResPublica report on how community pharmacy can transform Britain's Health, Wealth and Wellbeing.

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Patient Safety

Reporting incidents. Promoting the safe use of medicines. use on Patient Safety Incident form to report your medication error.