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The PDA (Pharmacists’ Defence Association)

The PDA is a not-for-profit organisation which supports the needs of individual employed and locum pharmacists and pharmacy students and, when necessary, defends their reputation. With more than 35,000 members we are the largest pharmacist membership organisation and the only independent trade union exclusively for pharmacists in the UK.

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    • Insight Online – September 2022

      Tue 20th September 2022 The PDA

      This month, learn about our sessions at The Pharmacy Show 2022 and how the NHS pay increase may result in reduced take-home pay for some pharmacists. Also, read about the Bank Holiday that was declared in respect of the state funeral of HM The Queen and how employers should have given employees an additional paid day off.  

    • Insight Online – August 2022

      Tue 23rd August 2022 The PDA

      This month, read about our sessions at the Pharmacy Show 2022 and how the largest pharmacy businesses closed branches at more than 15 times the rate of other community pharmacies. Also, learn more about PDA Plus partners PG Mutual in our 'Spotlight On' segment. 

    • PDA relaunches Provisional Registration Charter

      Mon 1st August 2022 The PDA

      The PDA has relaunched its Provisional Registration Charter to support those that are eligible. This is following the GPhC's decision to offer provisional registration as part of their actions to address the issues which happened during the June 2022 assessment sitting.  

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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