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  • Attend the PDA’s sessions at Clinical Pharmacy Congress 2023

    Tue 28th March 2023 The PDA

    The Clinical Pharmacy Congress (CPC) returns this year from 12 - 13 May. The PDA will be hosting two sessions at CPC this year; 'Managing the risk of Antimicrobial Resistance from conflict zones (lessons from the war in Ukraine)' and 'Neurodiverse and disabled pharmacists, securing workplace inclusion'. 

  • PDA Reps Network hosted equal pay event for members and pharmacists working in Boots

    Mon 27th March 2023 The PDA

    Named ‘Equal work deserves equal pay’, the event was organised to mark Women’s Pay Day, which this year was calculated to be the 23 February 2023, the day in the year when the average woman stops working for free compared to the average man, according to new analysis from the Trades Union Congress. 

  • PDA members’ views discussed at the latest Regional Committee meetings

    Fri 24th March 2023 The PDA

    The PDA Regional Committees are pharmacists and all PDA members, from across areas of practice that are elected to represent the wider membership. They meet to discuss current issues in pharmacy ahead of PDA National Executive Committee meetings.  

  • Training for new PDA Reps

    Thu 23rd March 2023 The PDA

    The PDA wants to ensure that all reps are supported in every aspect of their role. The PDA Education team's part in this support is to provide training that means reps are up to date on everything necessary for them to perform their role. 

  • NHS Pharmacists’ Newsletter – March 2023

    Wed 22nd March 2023 The PDA

    Welcome to the NHS pharmacists' newsletter for PDA members. In this issue learn about the pay offer for those in the NHS employed on Agenda for Change terms and conditions and the PDA's guide on applying for re-banding using the NHS job evaluation scheme. 

  • Patients in England continue to pay the price of charges

    Wed 22nd March 2023 The PDA

    The Prescription Charges Coalition, of which PDA is part, have published a new report on the impact of prescription charges on people living with long term conditions in England. 

  • Insight Online – March 2023

    Tue 21st March 2023 The PDA

    Welcome to this month's issue of Insight Online. This month, read about our sessions at this year's Clinical Pharmacy Congress and the results of the recent NEC elections. Also, learn about an exclusive PDA Plus benefit for PDA members.  

  • My experience as a PDA Rep

    Mon 20th March 2023 The PDA

    PDA National Rep for LloydsPharmacy, Anjlee Shah shares her experience about being a rep and encourages others to get involved. 

  • Have your say on the future of professional leadership for UK pharmacists

    Sun 19th March 2023 The PDA

    The future of professional leadership should matter to all pharmacists and future pharmacists. Significant ideas about changes to the current arrangements have been proposed by the UK’s four government Chief Pharmacists (CPhOs), who have published their Commission’s proposal for how pharmacy leadership may develop in the UK. The PDA is now asking members their views about the proposals. 

  • Update from supervision working group’s third meeting

    Fri 17th March 2023 The PDA

    The PDA is making sure the interests and views of employed and locum pharmacists are effectively represented in conversations about supervision. 

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