Pharmacies can’t operate without the right tools and choosing your equipment is essential for the success of your business. Such as having a comprehensive EPOS system, to provide you will all the report management information you need. Or card machines which can sit on your counter top to accept payments from your patients using technology which suits you and it can be a great marketing tool with options such as adding information on the receipts to remind members of your products and service. In addition you can explore the management of your monitored dosage systems to help save you time and money.

Our Business Partners cover a lot of areas in this section including Van and Car hire for your deliveries, an FMD solution, a robotic dispensing system to improve efficiency and a smarter way to manage and record your Control Drugs Medicines.

See below the range of services that are available from our Business Partners to help you manage your pharmacy. 


BD Rowa

Becton Dickinson (BD) Rowa® Technologies provide automated warehousing and dispensing solutions for pharmacies and other healthcare facilities. The portfolio also includes a range of digital solutions which enhance customer experience by improving consultation and allowing self-service in the pharmacy environment. With more than 8,000 systems installed worldwide, the Rowa brand stands for quality and reliability. BD is a global medical technology company that promotes healthcare by improving research, diagnostics and care.

NPA Member benefit:

In addition to the automation solutions and digital technology, BD Rowa can offer advice on pharmacy workflow and customer experience, improving efficiencies in the pharmacy environment.

Find out more about BD Rowa here.


CSY Retail Systems

CSY develop, supply and support EPOS software and hardware for retailers and have many years of experience in supplying and supporting EPOS systems in pharmacies.

For new customers, they offer on-site demonstrations so that pharmacies can ascertain if the CSY EPOS system is suitable for your business.

They are constantly developing our software to meet the needs of pharmacies, for example they recently developed and launched EPOS integration with FMD-IT to help pharmacies comply with the new FMD directive.

NPA Member benefit:

  • Preferential pricing for NPA members
  • They provide on-site initial training that is then backed up by access to their free training courses in Nottingham
  • Helpdesk support from 8am to 8pm 7 days a week (excluding Christmas Day)

Find out more about CSY Retail Systems here.


FMD I.T. Limited

FMD I.T. supply FMD Connect which is a custom-built standalone solution created specifically to enable its users to be fully compliant in line with the Falsified Medicine Directive legislation.

If you have decided to process with a standalone solution for FMD which is not integrated to a PMR system then FMD Connect is for you.

FMD Connect will also allow you to manage Stock Control, Expiry date checker, FMD Compliance and Management Information dashboards.

NPA Member benefit:

NPA Members do not have to pay for the installation or set up fee which is valued at £250.00 per branch.

Find out more about FMD I.T. here.


Lloyds Bank Cardnet

Lloyds Bank Cardnet can provide you with card processing & point of sales solutions that will create additional value & return for each pharmacy outlet.

Offering straightforward rates with no hidden fees or confusing small print and payment solutions to meet your needs, Lloyds Bank Cardnet also provide award-winning customer service and expert technical support. They go beyond card machines and payment processing to offer on-going, comprehensive support when you need it.

Joining is easy, all you need is a business bank account and a business plan to help them arrange the right facilities.

NPA Member benefit:

Dedicated account manager & support team to answer any query Monday to Friday.

Find out more about Lloyds Bank Cardnet here.



Marsden is the UK’s leading supplier of professional medical weighing scales and are the largest scale supplier to the NHS. They also provide both wall-mounted and hand-held thermometers and oximeters for use in pharmacies or for resale. Marsden offer competitive pricing, high accuracy, durable products and focus on weighing innovation.

NPA Member benefit:

  • 10% off our website list price for all NPA members
  • Wholesale prices to pharmacies order for stock

Find out more about Marsden here.


The Lansdowne Motor Co.

The Lansdowne Motor Company provides a bespoke vehicle acquisition service for any make or model, new and used, at advantageous prices.

They are an independent, dedicated and unbiased service with access to thousands of trade vehicles nationwide due to their formal relationships with all the major manufacturers.

Whether you wish to buy outright, require finance or lease/contract hire, let the Lansdowne Motor Company provide you with a no obligation quote.

NPA Member benefit:

  • Wealth of knowledge of the Motor Industry, which enables independent, impartial, unbiased advice and opinion
  • 32 years working with NPA members
  • Delivery to any address in the UK free of charge

Find out more about The Lansdowne Motor Co. here.



Pharmsmart provide “smart” software solutions to create efficiencies in community pharmacy, aiming to save you time and money and also to improve patient safety and compliance with regulations.

CDsmart is the fastest CD register on the market allowing you to make drug entries in 3 seconds. Including super fast and flexible bulk balance checks, it also prevents discrepancies using alert features and detects and prevents waste due to redundant stock.

It’s simple to use, intuitive and similar to modern smart phone apps.

NPA Member benefit:

  • £20 less 10% i.e. £18/month for 11 months only plus 1 month free trail
  • Absolutely no tie-in period
  • A full money back guarantee to all new NPA users for the first 6 months once CDsmart is used for record keeping
  • Larger groups can benefit from the discounted Head Office system

Find out more about Pharmsmart here.