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  • NAWP host inspiring career-focused events

    Wed 20th December 2023 The PDA

    During November, NAWP hosted two online events entitled 'My Brand, My Career, My Way!' which focused on members’ professional and personal development. 

  • PDA Ability Network seconds an emergency motion at the STUC Disabled Workers’ Conference

    Mon 18th December 2023 The PDA

    Earlier this month, members of the PDA Ability Network attended the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) Disabled Workers' Conference where they seconded an emergency motion on ADHD medication shortages on behalf of the PDA. 

  • Intersection Update – December 2023

    Fri 15th December 2023 The PDA

    Intersection is the PDA's newsletter bringing together news from all four PDA Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Networks. We encourage all PDA members to get involved in the networks that are of interest to them. 

  • PDA EDI Networks respond to former Secretary of State’s letter about diversity and inclusion

    Fri 15th December 2023 The PDA

    The former Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Steve Barclay wrote to NHS organisations in England asking them to cease hiring dedicated equality and diversity staff. 

  • PDA encourages members to speak out against workplace discrimination

    Fri 15th December 2023 The PDA

    A recent case of discrimination has prompted more members to seek support from the PDA with their own experiences, and pharmacists are encouraged to continue coming forward. 

  • PDA Equalities Council celebrates the year’s successes

    Fri 15th December 2023 The PDA

    The Equalities Council is part of the PDA’s democratic structure and includes representatives of the PDA’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Networks. The aim is for members to learn from each other and to work together around intersectional issues. 

  • PDA BAME Network launches Tokenism Factsheet

    Thu 14th December 2023 The PDA

    In recent years, many organisations may have taken positive steps towards fostering diverse work environments. However, the perception of tokenism persists in some workplaces. The PDA BAME Network has put together a factsheet to provide an overview of tokenism in the workplace, and to help pharmacists, trainees and students understand its impact and help them lead a conversation in the workplace on the topic. 

  • PDA Ability Network Newsletter – December 2023

    Tue 5th December 2023 The PDA

    Welcome to the PDA Ability Network Newsletter. In this issue read about how we are celebrating Disability History Month and how you can get involved in research into the Electronic Prescription Service. Also, learn about where you can get support if you are struggling with your mental health this winter.  

  • PDA challenges employers to employ neurodiverse and disabled pharmacists

    Tue 5th December 2023 The PDA

    On Monday 16 October Mark Pitt, PDA Director of Legal Services spoke at The Pharmacy Show about workplace inclusion and the importance of pharmacy employers supporting neurodiverse and disabled employees. 

  • PDA BAME Network launches Islamophobia Factsheet

    Thu 30th November 2023 The PDA

    November is Islamophobia Awareness Month and to end the month the PDA BAME Network has launched a factsheet that provides an overview of Islamophobia in the workplace. The factsheet can also help pharmacists, trainees and students understand the impact of Islamophobia and help them lead conversations in the workplace on this issue. 

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