NPA Essential

Delivering apprenticeships

Pharmacy owners will soon get the opportunity to deliver new apprenticeships to young people.

The new Data Security and Protection Toolkit

In April 2018, the Data Security and Protection (DSP) Toolkit replaced the previous Information Governance (IG) Toolkit.

Your questions answered - October 2018

A selection of recent members’ questions that were answered by the NPA’s pharmacy services team.

Flu vaccination 2018/19 – SOPs and guidance

To support pharmacy teams in delivering both NHS and private vaccination services, the NPA launched a suite of new resources.

Monthly planner - October 2018

Things to do and things to know in community pharmacy across the UK this month. 

Promoting you and your services

This year’s Ask Your Pharmacist (AYP) Week takes place on 5 to 12 November. 

NPA election for board member in Scotland

An election will take place for a new NPA board member in Scotland.

Bank loans for pharmacy businesses

Getting the best deal can be vital, says broker Tom Rocks.

YOUR OPINION COUNTS

NPA rejects remote supervision proposals.

PHE GUIDANCE FOR PRIMARY CARE PROVIDERS ON MONKEYPOX FOLLOWING TWO CONFIRMED CASES IN ENGLAND

PHW has released guidance for primary care on monkeypox following two diagnosed cases in England.

Invest in your employees’ training

Training can boost employee engagement levels, improve performance and help retain key talent.

Monthly planner - September

Things to do and things to know in September 2018.

Campaigning for you

Once again, the NPA will be flying the flag for independent community pharmacy at the three UK-wide political parties’ annual conferences.

“Your shop front is your uniform”

Making the right first impression has never been more important and signage specialists Mood Signs is a company that is aware of this fact more than most.

YOUR OPINION COUNTS

Calls for extra online safeguards to be extended to more medicines

Supporting employees’ return from maternity leave

When new mums come back to the workplace, it can often be a daunting experience.

TRAINING UPDATE

Technicians get first ‘indefinite’ NPA Accuracy in Dispensing certificate.

Patient safety news update

Highlights from NPA director of pharmacy Leyla Hannbeck's latest report.

Indemnity implications after NHS flu service changes

Get your pharmacy teams prepared for the flu season

Monthly planner - August

Things to do and things to know in community pharmacy across the UK. 

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