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  • PDA in Canadian Podcast interview

    Wed 21st December 2022 The PDA

    In most countries, community pharmacy is still evolving from the historic position where each pharmacy was owned and operated by a pharmacist. In these situations, the established pharmacy organisations are often those that concentrate on representing the interests of owners.  

  • Why has PDA joined the International Pharmaceutical Federation? (FIP)

    Wed 21st December 2022 The PDA

    The PDA had already been a member of the European employee pharmacist organisation called EPhEU since 2011. It has become increasingly obvious that being able to collaborate and learn from pharmacy organisations from other parts of the world is a good thing for PDA members. 

  • PDA helps to launch a pharmacist union in Poland

    Wed 21st December 2022 The PDA

    By Piotr Merks, General Secretary ZZPF, Pharmacists’ Union in Poland 

  • 11th General Assembly of the European Association of Employed Pharmacists (EPhEU)

    Wed 21st December 2022 The PDA

    By Mark Pitt, Assistant General Secretary of the PDA Union  

  • The wider global opportunity for pharmacist leadership in Humanitarian crises

    Wed 21st December 2022 The PDA

    By Mark Koziol, PDA Chairman and Secretary General of EPhEU  

  • The Pizza is not working

    Wed 21st December 2022 The PDA

    Pharmacists in the United States have created a movement called the #Pizzaisnotworking.  

  • Insight Online – December 2022

    Tue 20th December 2022 The PDA

    Welcome to the latest issue of Insight Online. This month we are asking members to confirm how strongly they feel about possible strike action and are encouraging pharmacists to take part in the annual Safer Pharmacies Survey. Also, learn about an exclusive member benefit this holiday season.  

  • Insight Online – November 2022

    Tue 22nd November 2022 The PDA

    Welcome to the latest issue of Insight Online. This month, read about how we can support you when your employer changes and our response to Commission on Professional Leadership. Also, learn about an exclusive PDA Plus benefit for PDA members.  

  • Insight Online – October 2022

    Tue 25th October 2022 The PDA

    Welcome to the latest issue of Insight Online. This month, read about the responses received to pharmacists’ questions on professional leadership commission and how an Equality Trust report has found that the gender pay gap won't close for 48 years. Also, learn about PDA Plus partners Lloyd & Whyte in our 'Spotlight On' segment. 

  • Insight Online – September 2022

    Tue 20th September 2022 The PDA

    This month, learn about our sessions at The Pharmacy Show 2022 and how the NHS pay increase may result in reduced take-home pay for some pharmacists. Also, read about the Bank Holiday that was declared in respect of the state funeral of HM The Queen and how employers should have given employees an additional paid day off.  

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