PDA launch Provisional Registration Charter

The PDA has today launched a Provisional Registration Charter to support those that are eligible for this new role in pharmacy. This is following the GPhC's decision to postpone the 2020 pre-reg assessment and create a new role for pre-regs that will allow them to practice as a responsible pharmacist.

Mon 15th June 2020 The PDA

The PDA is urging employers to abide by the Charter to ensure provisionally registered pharmacists are supported.

The Provisional Registration Charter will help those eligible for this new role to elevate their position at work and hold employers accountable. It will also provide greater development and working opportunities through the PDA’s negotiations, representations, recognition agreements and challenges to employers and the GPhC.

There are 11 key principles of the Charter that tackles key issues such as health and safety, pay, conditions of employment, and support and wellbeing.

Download the Charter here

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Collette Bradford, PDA Head of Organising & Engagement said: “We all understand the economic impact of the pandemic on employers and that’s why it is so important for us to all ensure that provisionally registered pharmacists get the support they need to carry out this new role. Pharmacy is at the heart of the healthcare system and the PDA want to support those provisionally registered, now and throughout their career, to develop and thrive in their roles. We want employers to ensure that prov-regs are supported to provide the best possible care for patients.”

 

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