The NPPG is here for you as a paediatric pharmacist / technician whether it is your chosen speciality, just a part of your job or even if it is just an interest.
formed in 1994, with an aim to improve the care of neonates, infants and
children by advancing the personal development of pharmacists and the
provision of quality pharmacy services in relation to practice, research
and audit, education and training, communication and advice. The annual
conference is held in the autumn of each year and attracts delegates
from around the world.
Membership is open to any pharmacist, pharmacy technician or corporate body with a pharmaceutical interest in paediatric or neonatal pharmacy. Members will receive newsletters, relevant drug information letters, access to the NPPG web site and email discussion groups plus a reduced rate for the annual conference.
There are two options to join NPPG or renew your
The group has links with various paediatric organisations. The Medicines Committee is a joint committee of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
(RCPCH) and the NPPG. The Medicines Committee has highlighted paediatrics at a Government level and as part of that framework a national paediatric formulary (Medicines for Children) has been produce. This venture has now joined forces with the BNF and in mid 2005 the first BNF for Children
was distributed to all prescribers. NPPG also works closely with several Department of Health groups, as well as NICE and the Health Commission.
- If you wish to pay by cheque
to download a form
- If you are an existing member and wish to pay
by Standing order
enable members with related interests to share information and formulate policy. Currently these include the Paediatric Oncology Pharmacists group (POP), the Scottish Neonatal and Paediatric Pharmacists group (SNAPP) who
have produced a distance learning package for paediatrics
the PICU group, the NICU group and the
Scandinavian sub group. These groups now have discussion groups on the web site.
As a member you can help us by sharing your experience, we hope we can help you by disseminating everybody elseís experiences. What better way of showing your commitment to paediatric pharmacy than by being a member of the nationís largest paediatric pharmacy group?
Membership is £35 and will run from 01.01.17 to 31.12.17.
NPPG is a company limited by guarantee (4620347) and a registered charity
The registered address is: 38 Myrtle Drive, Burwell, Cambridge,
Administration address is:
NPPG Administrator, c/o
Profile Productions, Boston House, 69-75 Boston Manor Road, Brentford,
Phone: 020 37255840
Extract from the Central Register of Charities maintained by the Charity Commission for England and Wales
Main Charity 1117648 NPPG LIMITED
38 Myrtle Drive
Trustees: Stephen Tomlin, Philip
Dale, Diana Mowbray, Nigel Gooding
promotion and undertaking of research and audit and the provision and
communication of information and advice concerning paediatric and
neonatal pharmacy for the benefit of the general public.
MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED 18 DECEMBER 2002
A) The advancement of education and training in
paediatric and neonatal pharmacy and in pursuance of that object but not
further or otherwise to facilitate and promote the education, personal
development and training of pharmacists in the provision of quality
paediatric and neonatal pharmacy services for the benefit of the general
Area of Benefit NOT DEFINED IN PRACTICE NATIONAL
Area of Operation Throughout England and Wales
Registration History 22 Jan 2007 Registered
Education / training
The advancement of health or saving of lives
Makes grants to organisations
advocacy / advice / information
or undertakes research