About the CCA

The Company Chemists' Association

The Company Chemists' Association provides a forum for the large businesses engaged in community pharmacy to work together to help create an environment where pharmacy can flourish and providers compete in a fair and equitable way. We aim to:

  • Represent our members
  • Empower our members to understand the changing policy environment; and
  • Influence that policy environment.

Today, the CCA has nine companies in membership. They are: Boots, The Co-operative Pharmacy, Lloydspharmacy, Tesco, Sainsbury's, Wm Morrison Supermarkets, Asda, Rowlands Pharmacy and Superdrug. Between them, our members own over 6,500 pharmacies representing almost 50% of the pharmacies in the United Kingdom.

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CCA in the press

Pharmacy Voice working to help resolve pharmacies’ ongoing NHS IT issues


Pharmacy Voice has been inundated with feedback from pharmacies dealing with ongoing IT issues due to Smartcard access and EPS issues, including new access issues today. The ongoing problems are likely to affect patients this weekend causing difficulties accessing repeat prescriptions and creating a drain on pharmacists’ time.

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