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

National Pharmacy Association comments on…

Steve Brine MP has resigned as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department of Health, where his duties included responsibility for pharmacy.

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National Pharmacy Association comments on…

Steve Brine MP has resigned as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department of Health, where his duties included responsibility for pharmacy.

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Use of teratogenic medicines in females- updated…

The MHRA has issued a drug safety update on contraceptive methods and pregnancy testing in women taking teratogenic medicines

EVENT

NPA Forums - April events

The NPA are delighted to announce that we will hosting regular forums throughout the year across England, free of charge to members.

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Member update from CEO and Chairman

Mark Lyonette, CEO and Nitin Sodha, Chairman invite you to a webinar on 16th April at 7.30pm for an update on what the NPA is doing to support members.

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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…

HOT TOPICS

Get involved with NHS England events

Engage with emerging local structures within NHS England.

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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.

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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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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

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Patient Safety (MSO)

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