PDA membership includes access to a 24-hour counselling helpline

Did you know that PDA membership includes access to a free 24-hour counselling helpline? The external helpline provides PDA members with a confidential counselling service over the phone.

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Experienced counsellors are available to discuss any issue and offer completely confidential support and advice at any time.

Counsellors can help PDA members to cope with stress, anxiety, relationships breakdown and bereavement. They can also provide information about relevant professional or voluntary bodies which offer practical help and support.

PDA members can call 0333 000 2082 for free counselling assistance. Qualified counsellors are available 24/7 to provide confidential telephone support on any matter that is causing upset or anxiety.

Not yet a PDA member?

If you have not yet joined the PDA, we encourage you to join today and ask your colleagues to do the same.

Membership is FREE to pharmacy students, trainee pharmacists (pre-regs) and for the first three months of being newly qualified.


Read about our key member benefits here.

The Pharmacists' Defence Association is a company limited by guarantee. Registered in England; Company No 4746656.

The Pharmacists' Defence Association is an appointed representative in respect of insurance mediation activities only of
The Pharmacy Insurance Agency Limited which is registered in England and Wales under company number 2591975
and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Register No 307063)

The PDA Union is recognised by the Certification Officer as an independent trade union.

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