Our partners

Our partners

Innovative medicines for people and animals have for more than 130 years been what the research-driven pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim stands for.

Boehringer Ingelheim is one of the pharmaceutical industry’s top 20 companies and to this day remains family-owned. Day by day, some 50,000 employees create value through innovation for the three business areas: human pharmaceuticals, animal health and biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing. In 2016, Boehringer Ingelheim achieved net sales of around 15.9 billion euros.

More information about Boehringer Ingelheim can be found at www.boehringer-ingelheim.co.uk or in its annual report.


Capsticks’ award winning GP legal support team provides a full range of independent legal services to GPs and practice managers nationally.

Capsticks has specialised in the healthcare sector for over 35 years, which means it has a deep understanding of how the system works, and how it affects GP services. The firm offers a full range of legal services to large corporate primary care providers, individual GP practices and practice managers.

To find out how Capsticks can help you and to access its full range of legal and business support services, visit www.capsticks.com/gps

Capsticks offer NAPC members discounted rates for all of its GP services.



GPI, a leading investor and developer of primary care premises, has been creating state of the art healthcare facilities for over 20 years.

During this time, the company has managed over 200 primary care centres and invested around £450 million in the primary care property sector. It provides premises funding solutions that help support transformation plans through the sale and leaseback of existing buildings, developing new facilities or disposing of redundant property.

GPI works closely with GPs, Super-Partnerships, CCGs, STPs and other NHS organisations to deliver integrated buildings that are good for patients, good for staff and good for long-term business.

Visit the GPI website.


For more than a century, MSD, a leading global biopharmaceutical company, has been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for the world’s most challenging diseases.

MSD is a trade name of Merck & Co., Inc., with headquarters in Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. Through our prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies and animal health products, we work with customers and operate in more than 140 countries to deliver innovative health solutions.

For more information, visit www.msd-UK.com and connect with us on Twitter @MSDintheUK.


Napp Pharmaceuticals Limited is a UK healthcare company with a strong track record in bringing high-quality, innovative medicines to UK health professionals and their patients.

It believes in excellence and delivering on their promises to the NHS, patients, its business partners and each other. It strive to offer new medicines and initiatives that meet genuine needs, make a positive difference to patients’ lives and support the NHS in delivering effective, high-quality, sustainable healthcare.


Optum® is a leading health services and innovation company dedicated to helping make the health system work better for everyone. With more than 125,000 people worldwide, Optum combines technology, data and expertise to improve the delivery, quality and efficiency of healthcare.

Optum uniquely supports all participants in healthcare, connecting them with a shared focus on creating a healthier world. Hospitals, doctors, pharmacies, employers, government agencies and life sciences companies rely on Optum services and solutions to solve their most complex challenges and meet the growing needs of the people and communities they serve.

Optum has been involved in the UK healthcare arena since 2002 helping clinicians deliver high quality, cost effective healthcare and improve the lives and wellbeing of patients. Today, we support more than 120 NHS organisations.


Vanguard draws on 17 years of excellence to provide safe, compliant healthcare facilities. An industry leader and trusted partner in providing an array of mobile facilities to expand the boundaries of healthcare, Vanguard partners with hospitals to provide superior clinical environments and support staff.

Its packages enable you to answer capacity pressures while maintaining control of the patient pathway. Vanguard facilities can meet demand for operating theatres – including laminar flow – endoscopy, day surgery, clinics and wards. Together, it helps ensure the highest level of patient care, supplemented by increased clinical capacity through the deployment of a new care model.

Visit the Vanguards website.