Healthy Living Champion

With the establishment of the new Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework (CPCF) from October 2019, the introduction of the training manual has been updated with information that replaces the previous paragraph on the NHS 'Five Year Forward View'. In order to ensure that your knowledge is up-to-date, please read and implement the additional text.

Updated PGDs

Medical Prescription Services (MPS), who are responsible for the clinical governance of NPA Patient Group Direction (PGD) services, have updated the following three NPA Patient Group Directions (PGDs): Tamiflu, Vivotif and Yellow Fever

GDPR Addendum

This addendum relates to the law regarding data protection. If you are studying the Accredited Dispensary Assistant, Delivering Medicines Safely and Effectively, Healthy Living, Medicines Counter Assistant, Introduction to Pharmacy Stock Control and NVQ3 Diploma in Pharmacy Services Skills courses, it is important that you work through this addendum.

NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Pharmacy Service Skills

There have been changes to the way evidence is gathered for NVQ Level 3 portfolios. The NPA no longer requires you to send in supporting documentation with your witness testimonies (activity logs). In addition there are two other addendums regarding the Student Guide to the Units prior to 2017 and the Module 6 Revalidation framework. Please ensure you read these.

Level 2 Courses

If you are studying the NPA’s Accredited Dispensing Assistant (ADAC), Medicines Counter Assistant (Interact), Delivering Medicines Safely and Effectively or Introduction to Pharmacy Stock Control courses, please read and implement this additional text.

Interact - Part B

Since the publication of your Interact textbook, the following changes have occurred. In order to ensure that your knowledge is up-to-date, please read and implement the additional text.

ADAC - Module 1: Introduction to dispensing practice and stock control

A number of changes have occurred since the publication of your Module 1 textbook. In order to ensure that your knowledge is current, please read and implement the additional text

ADAC - Module 2: Pre-2017 Textbook

A number of changes have occurred since the publication of your Module 2 textbook. In order to ensure that your knowledge is current, please read and implement the additional text

ADAC - Module 3: Pre-2017 Textbook

A number of changes have occurred since the publication of your Module 3 textbook. In order to ensure that your knowledge is current, please read and implement the additional text

ADAC - Module 4: Pre-2017 Textbook (England, Wales)

A number of changes have occurred since the publication of your Module 4 textbook. In order to ensure that your knowledge is current, please read and implement the additional text

ADAC - Module 4: Pre-2017 Textbook (Scotland)

A number of changes have occurred since the publication of your Module 4 textbook. In order to ensure that your knowledge is current, please read and implement the additional text

ADAC - Module 4: Pre-2017 Textbook (Northern Ireland)

A number of changes have occurred since the publication of your Module 4 textbook. In order to ensure that your knowledge is current, please read and implement the additional text