In February 2021, LloydsPharmacy and the PDA Union reached a recognition agreement for pharmacists. Pharmacists at LloydsPharmacy will in future be able to negotiate over certain terms and conditions and be consulted on matters which impact on their employment, through the PDA Union.

  • PDA invite LloydsPharmacy to work together to resolve pharmacist concerns

    Mon 7th September 2020 PDA Union

    The PDA have written to LloydsPharmacy (Lloyds) inviting them to work with the union to resolve the concerns of pharmacists over the change programme being implemented by the company 

  • Lloyds pharmacists raise concerns about change proposals

    Thu 20th August 2020 The PDA

    The PDA has received multiple reports from members after asking for details from the large number of pharmacists who may need support with dealing with the company’s so-called “transformation and harmonisation programme”. 

  • Your help needed to pass on an URGENT request for Lloyds pharmacists to pledge support for union recognition

    Mon 10th August 2020 PDA Union

    All pharmacists at LloydsPharmacy have the opportunity to pledge their support for the profession to secure an independent voice at work through a trade union recognition agreement. Although we can contact those who are already our members directly, we need the help of our 31,000 members to help us get this message to those Lloyds pharmacists who have not yet joined the PDA. 

  • PDA provide guidance for pharmacists at Lloyds

    Mon 10th August 2020 PDA Union

    The PDA have produced some general guidance in response to the growing number of pharmacists asking them for assistance as a result of the LloydsPharmacy (Lloyds), so-called: “transformation and harmonisation programme”. 

  • LLOYDS PHARMACISTS: Pledge your support for union recognition

    Pharmacists at LloydsPharmacy want an independent voice at work and so have asked the PDA Union to apply for legal recognition at the company.  

  • Benefits for Lloyds pharmacists from union recognition

    Fri 7th August 2020 PDA Union

    PDA Union representative Paul Flynn sends a message to professional colleagues at LloydsPharmacy about the real difference trade union recognition can bring to pharmacists. 

  • Latest on pharmacist union recognition at LloydsPharmacy

    Mon 3rd August 2020 PDA Union

    At the request of members, the PDA Union has submitted a statutory application for recognition to secure an independent voice at work for pharmacists at LloydsPharmacy (Lloyds). In a recent communication to pharmacists the company management claimed to be surprised by this action, so the union is reiterating how we reached this point while also giving an update on latest developments.  

  • PDA members at LloydsPharmacy need your help

    Mon 27th July 2020 PDA Union

    Senior management at the McKesson group, the owners of LloydsPharmacy, have disputed the call from their pharmacists for an independent voice at work through a voluntary agreement of union recognition. Those pharmacists are now asking for help from colleagues across the profession. 

  • Update on employment changes at LloydsPharmacy

    Sat 25th July 2020 PDA Union

    The PDA will be supporting any members affected by the announcement made by Lloyds Pharmacy about potential pharmacy closures, changes of ownership and changes to employment contracts. 

  • Pharmacists at LloydsPharmacy begin their formal campaign for union recognition

    Mon 13th July 2020 PDA Union

    In response to calls from pharmacists at LloydsPharmacy (Lloyds), the PDA Union has applied to the government’s Central Arbitration Committee for trade union recognition at the second largest community pharmacy employer in the UK. This is especially important at this time because the company have announced plans to make job losses and changes to employment contracts. 

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and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Register No 307063)

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