Partner with us

The NPA provides approved access to the pharmacy sector for Business Partners (BP) who are strategically important to the NPA, chosen to address requirements for our members. To provide direction and guidance in helping to achieve business success with the services and products available from our BP’s.

Our members

NPA as a trade association we care about independent community pharmacy, and we know our members care about their community. Their role is vital in ensuring the delivery of health and wellbeing to the local community.

NPA as a membership organisation

Our members are at the heart of everything we do and we aim to provide an outstanding service.
Pharmacists are required to offer advice and make decisions that can have a significant bearing on people’s health and wellbeing. Often working in relative isolation, without ready access to their peers for encouragement, advice and support, pharmacists can be exposed to many risks, and errors can have serious consequences.

NPA membership can fill this gap and provide precisely the encouragement, advice and support that is needed. Find out more.

How you can get involved & the benefits of partnership

Events & Conferences

Events

The NPA hosts a number of UK-wide membership engagements throughout the year providing a perfect opportunity for you to raise brand awareness, communicate your key messages and network directly with pharmacists and opinion leaders.

Independent Member Events

Evening forum events take place in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales and focus on key issues facing pharmacy.

Ask Your Pharmacist (AYP)

AYP is the NPA’s ongoing campaign work to showcase community pharmacy as an expert clinical and public health resource, as well as an effective medicines supply service. During AYP week, the NPA runs a series of events across the UK to promote the services at your local pharmacy.

Key Benefits to you

If you are looking to engage and network with our Members, or promote products and services then NPA events present the perfect opportunity.   There are various packages available from standard to deluxe to suit your marketing needs and budget.*

  • Networking opportunities with pharmacists, industry experts and opinion leaders
  • Raise brand awareness through inserts in delegate bags, member news, email shots and adverts in delegate brochures
  • Promote products and services at events

InPharmacy

What is InPharmacy?

The official magazine of the NPA and is accessed by all independent pharmacies as part of their membership, giving comprehensive coverage. The bi-monthly is produced as a hard copy and is available digitally and is supported by a weekly e-newsletter providing expert knowledge, interpretation, guidance and essential information for community pharmacy.

Quality editorial

The official magazine of the NPA and is accessed by all independent pharmacies as part of their membership, giving comprehensive coverage. The bi-monthly is produced as a hard copy and is available digitally and is supported by a weekly e-newsletter providing expert knowledge, interpretation, guidance and essential information for community pharmacy.

Key Benefits to you

By advertising* in the magazine and e-newsletters, your message reaches pharmacists, industry professionals and other key decision makers working in the healthcare provision in a cost efficient way.

Quality Seal

The NPA Quality Seal is the gold standard ‘seal of approval’ recognised throughout community pharmacy in the UK and is the highest quality training material.

The NPA Quality Seal is only awarded to the very best training, following a rigorous and objective evaluation procedure. This provides peace of mind to community pharmacists and their support staff that the training they are receiving is of the highest quality.

The NPA Quality Seal can be awarded to material in a variety of formats including:*

  • Training courses – Face to Face, paper-based or e-learning
  • Published materials – Articles, journals and textbook
  • Events – Workshops, webinars and videos

Key Benefits to you

  • It is recognised as the gold standard ‘seal of approval’ throughout community pharmacy, providing credibility and prestige to your training material
  • Being awarded the NPA Quality Seal is confirmation that your material has met established industry standards
  • The NPA Quality Seal process will add value to your training material through professional evaluation and recommendation of improvements where applicable

Webinars

The NPA offers the option to hold live and/or recorded webinars and provides the opportunity to potentially co-brand your Continued Professional Development (CPD) training material or product launch to community pharmacy.

Key Benefits to you

Since webinars take place over the Internet, there is no need to leave the office or to factor in travel time. Because of this, organisations are using webinars as a time-efficient, cost-effective method of training and delivering knowledge to busy pharmacists.

*terms & conditions apply