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NHS England director joins Health Secretary on list of speakers at NPA conference

01 Apr 2019

NHS England’s director responsible for community pharmacy, Ed Waller, will be among the keynote speakers at the NPA conference, it has been confirmed.

Mr Waller, who is Director of Primary Care Strategy and NHS Contracts, joins Health Secretary Matt Hancock on the list of influential guests to address NPA members on 20 June in Manchester.

He leads on community pharmacy strategy and the Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework for NHS England.

NPA chief executive, Mark Lyonette, said:

“The theme of our conference is Forwards in Partnership, and that includes working collaboratively with the NHS in pursuit of shared, patient-focused objectives.  So we are delighted to announce that Ed Waller has accepted the invitation to share with our members his perspective on community pharmacy now and in the future.”

More speakers will be unveiled shortly.

Please book now for the conference and make the most of this great opportunity to learn about the latest policy developments, network with fellow NPA members, meet senior figures in healthcare and have your say on the things that matter most to you and your pharmacy.

For more information, go to the event page on the NPA site or email