The PDA (Pharmacists’ Defence Association)

The PDA is a not-for-profit organisation which supports the needs of individual pharmacists and pharmacy students and, when necessary, defends their reputation.

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  • The Role of Pharmacy Technicians

    The PDA have written an in-depth report that assesses the current role and capabilities of pharmacy technicians in the UK. The 300-page document, which has taken 3 years to compile, highlights proposals to develop the roles of community pharmacists and pharmacy technicians, and the skill mix required to meet patients' needs.
  • Wider than Medicines

    Wider than Medicines is the PDA's long-term strategy for the pharmacy sector. It was launched at The Clinical Pharmacy Congress last month and outlines the steps needed to create an intelligent system that focuses on joined-up patient care.
  • Safer Pharmacies Charter

    PDA members have produced a charter of seven commitments to improve safety and care for patients, through better working conditions in UK pharmacy practice.
  • Latest Consultations

  • Latest Publications

    • Insight Online – July 2018

      Tue 24th July 2018 The PDA

      Welcome to the latest issue of Insight Online. This regular mailing will keep you updated on PDA news and events, as well as issues that affected you at work. 

    • Insight Online – June 2018

      Fri 22nd June 2018 The PDA

      Welcome to the first edition of Insight Online. This regular mailing will keep you updated on PDA news and events, as well as issues that affected you at work.  

    • Wider than Medicines

      Mon 21st May 2018 The PDA

      Wider than Medicines is the PDA's long-term strategy for the pharmacy sector. It was launched at The Clinical Pharmacy Congress last month and outlines the steps needed to create an intelligent system that focuses on joined-up patient care.  

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
The Pharmacy Insurance Agency Limited which is registered in England and Wales under company number 2591975
and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Register No 307063)

The PDA Union is recognised by the Certification Officer as an independent trade union.

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