Specific Covid-19 news and resources for NPA Members in Wales


Note: Please do also refer to UK-wide NPA guidance available here



New: Welsh Government updated face mask guidance for retailers

Read the latest update: Update on obtaining further PPE supplies

Easter opening and funding update:

Community Pharmacy Wales have confirmed that Welsh contractors are not expected to routinely open on Good Friday or Easter Monday. Local Health Boards have been reviewing both the number of contractors open and the opening hours for contractors and have increased these where it is necessary. Further information can be found here.


Busines support and guidance:

NEW – Guidance issued on shielding employees returning to work

Government guidance: Enjoy summer safely

NEW – Small business grant advice

Contractor News – Latest COVID-19 update from Welsh Government

Contractor News –Financial and grant support for qualifying businesses

Welsh Gov – Important funding information for community pharmacies

Welsh GOV – CPhO Letter, Updated information for community pharmacies

Public Health Wales – Pharmacy Poster

Public Health Wales – FAQs, Posters and advice for the public and professionals

Public Health Wales – Briefing update 


Clinical updates:

IMPORTANT UPDATE – SSP: fluoxetine capsules 40mg (SSP06) extended


COVID-19: Access to tests for community pharmacy staff


Public Health Wales