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EY Survey - impacts of current funding on community pharmacy
The global consultancy firm EY (formerly known as Ernst & Young) has been commissioned by the NPA to investigate the financial position of the independent community pharmacy sector and inform the first annual review of funding in England under the five-year contractual settlement. We are very grateful to all the members that answered our call to submit financial data to support this work. The team of health economists at EY have now published the report.
The UK left the EU on the 31st January 2020. The NPA has collated the Government's Brexit guidance to help community pharmacists and their staff prepare.
Community pharmacies are in the frontline of the response to Covid-19. Read more about what the NPA is asking of government
Workforce policy update
The GPhC council has agreed the overall direction of the review of the standards for initial education and training of pharmacists and the next steps to finalise and implement the standards. Chaired by council members Rose Marie Parr and Arun MIdha, the advisory group highlighted to Council, the areas where further drafting is taking place.
The NPA are pleased to present a series of pre recorded events and live policy conversations created in response to feedback from members to access regular information on policy matters.
The NPA's new report, Face to Face, brings together true life stories about the benefits of accessible, locally based healthcare, and shows the importance of face to face relationships between patients and health professionals. It’s a reminder that the human touch matters in healthcare.
Working for change on the issues that are affecting you the most.
The NPA is strongly committed to consulting its members and key stakeholders on important issues that matter and seeking opinions to help shape the future of Community Pharmacy. Review our previous and current consultations, as well as our responses and outcomes.
The NPA wishes to reach out and support the LPC leadership network especially our Independent Committee Representative and Chair colleagues.
Empowering you in relation to wholesalers and manufacturers.
A selection of questions the NPA have asked to politicians and senior pharmacy stakeholders.