Covid-19: Protecting you and your workforce

Whilst you serve your patients and the public, protecting you and your staff is critical. The NPA have developed a number of useful resources and articles to help keep you safe during the pandemic:

 

Patient safety: 

Read the NPA’s latest Patient safety update  which highlights some key topics that are concerning most members significantly, as well as our advice on practicing safely and within reasonable boundaries during the current pandemic.

 

PPE:

Read the latest update: Update on obtaining further PPE supplies

 

Testing: 

Read the latest update: Access to tests for community pharmacy staff

 

Mental health:

Also, please read further NPA advice on:

Managing the mental health of pharmacists and the pharmacy team during the COVID-19 pandemic

Please see our compiled list of free resources for you and your pharmacy team

A new counselling service available with NPA Recommended Business Partner, Care First. During these difficult times you may find that you and your pharmacy staff need help with maintaining efficiency and a positive workplace environment. The NPA has newly appointed Care First who provide Employee Assistance Programmes to all NPA Members

 

Further advice:

Advice to patients and the public on social distancing

Advice for pet owners during the COVID-19 pandemic

Crime Prevention Advice for Pharmacies