Following the success of the Stepping Up Together conference in Hertfordshire in May 2015, a second conference was held in Manchester on Sunday 20 September.This highly practical event is an opportunity to meet with fellow independents in a relaxed atmosphere and take practical steps to improve working environment, profitability and service to patients. Find out more about this event here. Chris Kershaw, Business Development Manager at IPS Specials (left) and Ian Strachan, Chairman of the NPA (right)