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.



Online Webshop for all your business essentials.


Representing you

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 Pre-registration trainee and pharmacy staff vacancies.


Pro Delivery Manager

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


Updated MHRA guidance for use of valproate…

Valproate medicines in females: the MHRA has produced updated clinical guidance and an annual risk assessment form to aid compliance with the Pregnancy Prevention Programme


Scotland’s CPO to address National Pharmacy…

Scotland’s Chief Pharmaceutical Officer, Dr Rose Marie Parr, will be a panellist at the NPA conference, it has been revealed.


Tom Rocks information session

NPA Recommended Business Partner Tom Rock are holding an information session Buying or selling community pharmacy: Current environment, future trends for members in Scotland.


NPA Scottish Forum - Glasgow Emirates Arena

The next Scottish NPA member forum will be in Glasgow Emirates Arena from 9.30am to 2.30pm on Tuesday 14 May 2019.


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…


Ask Your Pharmacist Week – a patient's perspective

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


Get involved with NHS England events

Engage with emerging local structures within NHS England.


New state backed indemnity insurance for GP practices

From 1st April 2019 a state backed indemnity scheme covering clinical negligence claims arising from NHS work carried out in GP surgeries comes into force.


Health Education Foundation bursary applications now open

Pharmacists are being invited to apply for research bursaries of up to £10,000 as part of an initiative to advance public education in the prevention and proper treatment of disease and ill health


The Digital Minor Illness Referral Service (England)

DMIRS, where NHS 111 refer patients needing low acuity advice/treatment to community pharmacies, is in pilot phase within a number of areas – an overview guide is now available


Patient Safety (MSO)

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