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    • International Workers Memorial Day

      Thu 20th April 2017 The PDA

      Workers' Memorial Day is held on 28 April annually and is a global call to workers in every profession and industry to “remember the dead, but fight for the living”.  

    • Pharmacy Ownership Changes

      Tue 18th April 2017 The PDA

      If you are working in a Pharmacy which is subject to a change of ownership please do let us know of any issues or concerns. 

    • The Judicial Review of the GPhC’s new standards

      Tue 11th April 2017 The PDA

      An analysis of the High Court's ruling on the PDA's challenge of the GPhC's new Standards. 

  • Indemnity For Working In GP Surgeries

    With membership premiums starting at £212 for lower risk activities, the average cost being £440 and 93% of pharmacists working in GP surgeries paying less than £900, membership of the PDA offers the most cost effective form of professional indemnity for GP surgery based pharmacists.

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    • Problem Clauses in Employment Contracts

      Fri 21st October 2016 The PDA

      This booklet gives examples of employment contract clauses that pharmacists and pre-registration graduates should avoid to ensure that they are not disadvantaged in the event of a dispute with their employer. 

    • PDA Locum Booklet – Rights & Responsibilities

      Tue 18th October 2016 PDA Union

      In 2009, the PDA received nearly 3,000 queries, of which over a fifth involved locum contract disputes. As such, we responded to our members' wishes by producing this guide to clarify your rights and to set realistic expectations in remedying any dispute or professional dilemma. The locum guide was revised in October 2016. 

    • Contract for Locum Services

      Tue 18th October 2016 The PDA

      This publication is a draft agreement that provides a locum with a balanced proposed contract to enter into negotiations with an employer. 

The Pharmacists' Defence Association is a company limited by guarantee. Registered in England; Company No 4746656.

The Pharmacists' Defence Association is an appointed representative in respect of insurance mediation activities only of
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