• Safer Pharmacies Charter

    Wed 6th December 2017 The PDA

    PDA members have produced a charter of seven commitments to improve safety and care for patients, through better working conditions in UK pharmacy practice.  This charter defines basic standards to ensure safe practice wherever pharmacists work. 

  • PDA Insight, GP Practice and Primary Care special edition – May 2017

    Fri 15th September 2017 The PDA

    Read how PDA has developed Professional Indemnity for Clinical Pharmacists in General Practice in this special edition of PDA Insight for GP Practice and Primary Care Pharmacists. This edition was originally published at the 2017 Clinical Pharmacy Congress.  

  • PDA Insight, Pre-registration edition – Autumn 2017

    Thu 14th September 2017 The PDA

    The special edition of PDA Insight for Pre-Registration pharmacists provides information about how PDA can help, explains the need for your own indemnity insurance cover and gives details of our 'Aiming High' event,  

  • Boots Pharmacists News

    Mon 31st July 2017 PDA Union

    Top Story: Pharmacists stand up to Boots in historic attempt to get an independent voice at work 

  • Violence in Pharmacy

    Thu 4th May 2017 The PDA

    The PDA have reissued their policy and associated resource pack on as part of their ongoing efforts to stop violence in pharmacies. 

  • Problem Clauses in Employment Contracts

    Fri 21st October 2016 The PDA

    This booklet gives examples of employment contract clauses that pharmacists and pre-registration graduates should avoid to ensure that they are not disadvantaged in the event of a dispute with their employer. 

  • PDA Locum Booklet – Rights & Responsibilities

    Tue 18th October 2016 PDA Union

    In 2009, the PDA received nearly 3,000 queries, of which over a fifth involved locum contract disputes. As such, we responded to our members' wishes by producing this guide to clarify your rights and to set realistic expectations in remedying any dispute or professional dilemma. The locum guide was revised in October 2016. 

  • Contract for Locum Services

    Tue 18th October 2016 The PDA

    This publication is a draft agreement that provides a locum with a balanced proposed contract to enter into negotiations with an employer. 

  • PDA Insight – Autumn 2015

    October 2015 The PDA

    The PDA Insight for Autumn 2015 focuses on a new government initiative for pharmacists to work in GP surgeries, professional indemnity arrangements, the potential benefits of hub and spoke dispensing and the launch of the locum campaign. 

  • PDA Insight – Spring 2015

    March 2015 The PDA

    The PDA Insight for Spring 2015 concentrates on Government proposals on decriminalisation of dispensing errors and the progress with Prescription for Excellence in Scotland 

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