About the NPA

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


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.



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



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


Pharmacy Vacancies

Latest preregistration trainee and pharmacy staff vacancies.


Pro Delivery Manager

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


Travel Health

Get the latest advice on malaria prophylaxis and vaccination requirements


Entries for the C+D awards have been extended by…

The awards, which have 13 categories, take place at the Intercontinental Park Lane hotel, London, later this year.


Healthcare Together support moves to NPA and PSNC

Community Provider Support Services Ltd. (CPSS), which has previously traded as Healthcare Together, has agreed that the work of Healthcare Together will now be provided directly…


Expressions of interest for Oriel 2019-2020

Members are invited for their expressions of interest in year 2 of centralised pharmacy pre-registration recruitment for student intake 2019


The impact of the EU Falsified Medicines…

This webinar recording can be used as evidence towards your CPD.


North School of Pharmacy and Medicines…

HEE would like to invite you to join them for the launch of their new school, working across the North East, North West and Yorkshire and the Humber


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.


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.


NPA announces appointment of new chief executive

Mark Lyonette is to join the National Pharmacy Association as chief executive, from June 2018. Mark is currently chief executive of the Association of British Credit Unions.


Oriel outcomes and support – the NPA needs your experiences

NPA members who used the NHS's UK-wide online recruiting platform to find a pre-registration pharmacist are being urged to share their experiences. Members completing the survey are eligible for a 5% discount on 2018 pharmacist pre-registration training courses. Take part in the survey now.


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.


Heartbeats on the high street

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


Patient Safety

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