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 Pre-registration trainee and pharmacy staff vacancies.

BUSINESS SUPPORT

Pro Delivery Manager

Improves your Pharmacy Delivery Service, and enables great control of your patient data and patient safety

NEWS

Class 2 medicines recall – Action within 48 hours…

A Class 2 medicines recall has been issued for certain batches of Irbesartan tablets 300mg and Irbesartan / Hydrochlorothiazide tablets 300/25mg by Actavis Group PTC EHF

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GPhC new style pharmacy inspections

The GPhC decided at its meeting in December 2018 the principles that will underpin how it regulates and inspects registered pharmacies in future. There are a number of operational…

NEWS

NPA: dispense despite anticipated FMD alerts

The NPA is advising its members that most medicines can still be dispensed even if they return an alert from the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) database, in the early phase…

EVENT

NPA Member Forum (Lisburn) – Wednesday 6 March

The first forum of 2019 for NPA members in Northern Ireland will take place on Wednesday 6 March in Lisburn at Lagan Valley Island from 9.30-12.30 (with tea/coffee/scones…

BLOG

Community pharmacy is in the vanguard of the…

By Steve Brine, Minister for Primary Care and Public Health. With all the recent talk around prevention in the health and care space, you’d be forgiven for thinking it’s being…

BLOG

Ask Your Pharmacist Week – a patient's perspective

Graham Prestwich Public and Patient Engagement Lead Yorkshire & Humber Academic Health Science Network

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Healthy Living Pharmacy (HLP)

The NPA has developed a suite of resources, including posters and workbooks, to help members achieve and display their Healthy Living Pharmacy Level 1 status.

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Are you ready for FMD?

Coming into force on 9 February 2019, The EU's Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) aims to reduce the risk of counterfeit products entering the medicine supply chain

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The Digital Minor Illness Referral Service (England)

The pilot, commissioned by NHS England in December 2017, enables NHS 111 to refer patients requiring low acuity advice and treatment to a community pharmacy.

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Patient Safety (MSO)

Promoting the safe use of medicines. Use our Patient Safety Incident form to report your medication error.

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Flu Service (NHS and Private) 2018

Resources and support for pharmacy contractors providing the Community Pharmacy seasonal influenza vaccination Advanced Service 2018/19 and private vaccination services.

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Making Tax Digital

Making Tax Digital (MTD) is coming in effect from April 2019. Read this article by Silver Levene for guidance.

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