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    • 2,780 Boots Pharmacists can make change happen

      Thu 8th March 2018 The PDA

      The PDA Union have announced that they will need at least 2,780 votes in favour of terminating an agreement that prevents Boots employees from securing an independent voice at work. Then, the PDA Union can apply for recognition as the independent trade union working on behalf of Boots pharmacists.  

    • PDA donate £7,000 to Pharmacist Support

      Thu 8th March 2018 The PDA

      In late 2017, the Pharmacist Defence Association (PDA) announced a huge increase in their support for the charity Pharmacist Support. From 2018, the PDA are donating £1 for each of their members to the charity each year. In addition, PDA are introducing the ability for pharmacists to donate additional funds to the charity when they renew their PDA annual membership. 

    • Find out more about UKCPA – the Clinical Pharmacy Association

      Tue 6th March 2018 The PDA

      The PDA aims to provide advice on good practice and risk management as part of its’ work to promote and defend the interests of individual pharmacists. 

  • 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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  • 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.
  • PIA Motor and Home Insurance

    The Pharmacy Insurance Agency has specialised in providing PI policies to Pharmacists for 27 years, and worked in partnership with The PDA since 2003. Now, we’re extending our product range to include Motor and Home Insurance.
  • Boots Recognition

    Since 2011, the PDA Union has been fighting for formal recognition with Boots.

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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