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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    • Scottish Pharmacy Awards 2020 Winners Revealed

      Thu 26th November 2020 The PDA

      The Scottish Pharmacy Awards took place virtually last night to pay tribute to a number of the sector’s notable trailblazers, and the positive impact they have forged for the benefit of their patients and peers. The PDA was delighted to once again sponsor the Student Leadership category of the awards. 

    • Joint statement – Boots & the PDA Union (20 October 2020)

      Thu 26th November 2020 PDA Union

      The PDA Union and Boots have released their latest joint statement following their Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) meeting, which was held virtually on 20 October 2020.  

    • Build back better by involving the profession

      Tue 24th November 2020 The PDA

      PDA Director, Paul Day discusses the importance of involving the profession in shaping the future of the Community Pharmacy sector. 

    • Insight Online – November 2020

      Mon 23rd November 2020 The PDA

      Welcome to the latest issue of Insight Online - the regular mailing that keeps you up-to-date on PDA news and events, as well as issues that may affect you at work. 

    • Pharmacists reminded that home working during the year qualifies for tax relief

      Sun 22nd November 2020 The PDA

      As HMRC reminds those who complete self-assessments about their annual tax return deadline date, the PDA is reminding pharmacists that anyone who has worked from home may be eligible for tax relief. 

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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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