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. We are the largest pharmacist membership organisation and the only trade union exclusively for pharmacists in the UK.

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    • New PDA Plus partners Morrish Solicitors enhance benefits offered to PDA members

      Mon 17th January 2022 The PDA

      The PDA is pleased to announce that Morrish Solicitors have been appointed as an additional PDA Plus partner and will enhance the range of specially-negotiated preferential services offered to members.  

    • PDA Reps Network in Lloyds hosts virtual member meetings

      Thu 13th January 2022 The PDA

      Last month, the PDA Reps Network in LloydsPharmacy held a series of interactive member meetings and are pleased to say they had a very positive turnout. As the recognised trade union for pharmacists employed by Lloyds, the PDA Reps wanted members to have the opportunity to talk about issues important to them. 

    • PDA calls on employers and pharmacist organisations to make “New Year Resolution” to support the profession’s charity

      Thu 6th January 2022 The PDA

      The PDA is encouraging pharmacy employers and pharmacists organisations to donate £1 per pharmacist employee or member to the Pharmacist Support charity and to collectively make a substantive difference to the charity's funding from 2022 onwards. 

    • Boots pharmacists need to join the union

      Thu 6th January 2022 The PDA

      The PDA is reiterating its call for every pharmacist at Boots to join the PDA Union, to keep up to date with important matters that impact on working life, and to strengthen the collective voice of the profession within the company. 

    • PDA Education Launches Member Learning Needs Survey

      Wed 5th January 2022 The PDA

      PDA Education provides free training to PDA members through its online Education Hub, online live events, courses and workshops and through in-person face-to-face training. In order to identify member needs and enhance the training and support offered to members, PDA Education has launched a Member Learning Needs Survey.  

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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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