Healthy Living Pharmacy – Leadership training in preparation for the June 2018 Review point.


Healthy Living Pharmacy – Leadership training in preparation for the June 2018 Review point.

May 9, 2018

One of the requirements to be compliant for HLP level 1, is to have an individual from the pharmacy team who has undergone leadership training.

Some pharmacies/multiples will arrange for this to be done centrally, please check with your company managers/head office to find out the company procedure for your pharmacy.

  1. CPPE have produced a Leadership for HLP e-learning course which can be accessed here
  2. The NPA will be providing HLP leadership training on Monday 4 June 2018.

As part of the quality payments scheme, in preparation for the June 2018 review point, the NPA will be holding leadership training at the NPA head office in St Albans – training is being delivered by the NPA’s Chief Pharmacist, Leyla Hannbeck, on Monday 4 June 2018. The training session is aimed at pharmacy contractors looking to achieve Health Living Pharmacy (HLP) Level 1 status. In order to achieve HLP Level 1 status, a pharmacy must have at least one member of staff who has undertaken leadership training.

Leadership training details:

Date: Monday 4 June 2018

Location: National Pharmacy Association, Mallinson House, 38-42 St Peters Street, St Albans, AL1 3NP

Time: 10am – 2pm

Cost: Members £30 per person (+VAT) and non-members £45 per person (+VAT)

The HLP leadership training session will cover:

  • Building a great team – leading, motivating, delegating, developing self and others
  • Communication
  • How to give feedback
  • How to manage conflict
  • Group work – including examples and action plans

Participants are presented with a certificate at the end of the session which can be used as evidence to show they have met one of the HLP Level 1 quality criteria. This leadership training is suitable for anyone with management or supervisory responsibilities in pharmacies, not only for pharmacy contractors looking to achieve HLP Level 1 status.

For further information on this or to book your place, please contact the NPA Pharmacy team by telephone on 01727 891 800 or email

  1. Other Pharmacy trade organisations may also be providing Leadership training open to members and non-members.  Community Pharmacy Surrey & Sussex does not endorse any training provider or course.

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