On 29th September, the UKCPA published the Handbook of Peri-operative Medicines, developed by the UKCPA Surgery & Theatres Group, the first national guidance to professionals working in this area of medicine. The Handbook has been endorsed by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society and the Preoperative Association. Until now there has been no national guideline in existence [...]more
Welcome to the UKCPA website.
The United Kingdom Clinical Pharmacy Association (UKCPA) is a not-for-profit member organisation for pharmacists, technicians and health care professionals who provide clinical pharmacy services to patients. We promote expert practice in medicines management and strive to foster and support excellence in clinical pharmacy practice in order for practitioners to provide outstanding patient care. To learn more about UKCPA click here.
We bring together like-minded pharmacists from different practice areas to:
- Provide a forum for networking and peer support in general and specialist groups,
- Share knowledge, research and experiences in providing clinical care for patients,
- Collaborate with members from the pharmaceutical industry, and
- Confer awards for original, practice-based research and development.
We currently have over 2,300 members from all areas of the profession: hospital, community, academia, industry, and pharmacists and technicians who work at the interface between primary and secondary care. With this broad spectrum of members, the Association is able to access and share knowledge and expertise to enable high quality patient-focused care.
Please see our Frequently Asked Questions document [PDF] which provides easy instructions on how to use the site.