Pharmacists can now apply for the NPA’s £10,000 Health Education Foundation bursary. The closing date for applications is 30 June 2016. More information is available at npa.co.uk/bursary.
NPA MEMBERS TAKE TO THE AIRWAVES
NPA members and LPC representatives took part in 160 radio interviews to raise awareness of the Support Your Local Pharmacy campaign.
LOCAL GOVERNMENT BOOKLET AVAILABLE
NPA members can download a new guide to local government and how to use pharmacy’s influence. The resource is available at npa.co.uk/campaigns.
ESTABLISHMENT AND PRACTICE PAYMENTS EXTENDED
The levels of Establishment Payments for pharmacies in England and Wales and the increased Practice Payments from November 2015 have been extended until 30 June 2016.
NEW NPA BUSINESS PARTNER
NPA members can have a free three-month trial with KPMG Small Business Accounting, which provides business and strategic insight. Email KPMGpartner@npa.co.uk for more information.
NEW PROJECT TRIALLED IN WALES
A project to reduce the number of people dying prematurely from cardiovascular disease in some of the most deprived communities in Cwm Taf is to be extended across Wales.
NPA CONFERENCE IN HUDDERSFIELD
The conference helped members to improve working environment, profitability and service to patients.