Who We Are

The Healthcare Distribution Association (HDA UK) represents those businesses who supply medicines, medical devices and healthcare services for patients, pharmacies, hospitals, dispensing doctors and the pharmaceutical industry. HDA UK members operate across the 4 nations of the United Kingdom enabling a safe, efficient and high-quality supply chain for the healthcare sector. Our members distribute over 90% of NHS medicines and provide wholesaling services including working capital, stock management and IT systems to their supply chain partners.

The HDA Gold Standard of Good Distribution Practice is a sector-defining initiative to which our members adhere in their day-to-day operations. The HDA engages with government and regulators, nationally and internationally, and collaborates with stakeholders up and down the supply chain to promote the interests of its members.  

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HDA Mission

To promote the comprehensive medicines wholesaling, distribution and associated services provided by our members that ensure resilience, certainty and flexibility for patients across the four countries of the United Kingdom. Patient safety is of paramount importance to our members and this is why they adhere to the highest principles of distribution practice.

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