Flu service (NHS and Private)

Resources and support for providing the Community Pharmacy seasonal influenza vaccination Advanced Service 2017/18 and private vaccination services.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect in the UK from 25 May 2018. Many concepts and principles setting out the main responsibilities for organisations will be similar to the existing UK Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA), however the GDPR will introduce new elements and significantly enhanced requirements regarding data protection. If an organisation needs to be compliant with the current DPA, it will also need to be compliant with the GDPR.

Incident Reporting (MSO)

Report a dispensing incident and get patient safety updates, alerts and resources. The NPA’s Chief Pharmacist Leyla Hannbeck is acting as the Medication Safety Officer (MSO) for all independent community pharmacies in England with fewer than 50 branches. The Medication Safety Service is currently being piloted for Scottish NPA member..

The Pharmacy Imposition and Quality Payment Scheme

Everything you need to know about the funding package imposed on community pharmacy England.

Essential SOPs

Our template Essential SOPs provide a clearly defined pathway for pharmacy teams, ensuring the safe and effective running of the pharmacies of our members.

Pharmacy support

Here, you will find information on patient safety, GPhC inspection, IRIS, Travel health and SOPs

Community Pharmacy Operational Support Pack (Ops pack)

The NPA Ops pack has been developed by the NPA Pharmacy team to help meet the needs of independent community pharmacists throughout the UK.

Business support

A range of business solutions and advice to support you promote and grow your business.

Travel health

Information on malaria prophylaxis and vaccination requirements.

Patient Group Directions (PGDs)

Interested in expanding the services you offer privately? We offer a range of private PGDs to help you tailor your services locally.

NHS services

A wealth of information to support you implement and deliver Advanced and NHS services. Also find information on the Electronic Prescription Service (EPS).

Looking for product or manufacturer information?

Use our online information database IRIS.

Looking for a resource?

Visit Information and Guidance. All resources, including SOPs and templates that we produce in one place.

Pharmacy vacancies

Looking for a pharmacy vacancy or need to recruit a new member of staff? Use our free recruitment service.