Welcome to the All-Party Pharmacy Group

The All-Party Pharmacy Group was formed in December 1999. Our statement of purpose, agreed at our inaugural meeting is as follows:

To raise awareness of the profession of pharmacy, and to promote pharmacists' current and potential contribution to the health of the nation.

Upcoming Event


APPG to hold roundtable discussion revisiting the important issue of medicines shortages. Further details TBC

Latest News

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Current Inquiry

First stage of new Progress in Pharmacy inquiry

We are conducting an inquiry into the barriers to progress that exist in community pharmacy, and what steps might be taken to ensure that community pharmacy realises its full potential in the provision of patient care and NHS services.

2014 Activity

  • April 29 2014 : Panel discussion on the Commissioning Environment One Year On
  • March 18 2014 : The APPG responds to NHS England’s Call To Action for Pharmacy
  • October 31 2013 : Panel discussion on the role that pharmacy can play in easing the burden on emergency care service
  • Sep 11 2013 : Panel discussion on the Future of Pharmacy rescheduled to September 11th

The All-Party Pharmacy Group receives financial support from: Company Chemists Association, National Pharmacy Association, Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC) and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society. Luther Pendragon provides administrative assistance to the Group.