Factsheets and guides

Read the latest factsheets and guides from the PDA...

  • Global Pride Day – 27 June 2021

    Sun 27th June 2021 The PDA

    To mark Global Pride Day (27 June 2021) the PDA has worked with Troglo to produce a FREE factsheet on Sexuality and Gender to raise awareness and to help others to be more understanding of those in the LGBT+ community. 

  • PDA updates Covid-19 vaccine FAQs

    Thu 27th May 2021 The PDA

    The PDA has updated their Covid-19 vaccine FAQs for pharmacists to use when talking to patients, to help answer any questions or concerns they may have and to help them to overcome vaccine hesitancy.  

  • PDA releases guide to Covid-19 vaccine administration

    Thu 20th May 2021 The PDA

    The PDA has put together a guide to vaccine administration in light of the ongoing Covid-19 vaccination programme. This guide will serve to help those individuals who have completed the prerequisite training and are giving Covid-19 vaccinations.  

  • Guide to: Discrimination and the pregnant employee

    Wed 19th May 2021 The PDA

    The PDA believes that everyone deserves to be treated fairly at work and to feel respected and valued. However, many people in the UK face prejudice and discrimination in the workplace even when facing pregnancy and maternity, one of nine protected characteristics covered by the Equality Act 2010.  

  • PDA urges pharmacists to stay safe and take adequate rest breaks

    Sat 10th April 2021 The PDA

    Proper rest breaks are an important element of maintaining a safe environment for patients and helps to protect the health and wellbeing of workers.  

  • PDA publishes a Discharge Medicines Review Service guide

    Tue 30th March 2021 The PDA

    After receiving enquiries from members around the delivery of the Discharge Medicines Review Service, the PDA has published an informative guide that provides an overview of the service, signposts to useful resources and highlights areas where issues may occur.  

  • NAWP produces factsheet to mark Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

    Mon 15th March 2021 The PDA

    Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month takes place in the UK every March and is an opportunity to raise awareness of ovarian cancer. 

  • NAWP produces factsheet to mark Cervical Cancer Prevention Week 2021

    Sat 23rd January 2021 The PDA

    It is Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (18 – 24 January 2021), an opportunity to raise awareness of the risks of cervical cancer and how these risks can be reduced in order to prevent the disease. 

  • Guide to: Discrimination in the Workplace

    Tue 8th December 2020 The PDA

    We all deserve to be treated fairly at work and be in an environment where we can feel respected, valued, and make the most of our hard work and talents. Unfortunately, many working people in the UK still face prejudice and discrimination in the workplace. 

  • NAWP produces factsheet to mark World Menopause Day 2020

    Sun 18th October 2020 The PDA

    World Menopause Day is held every year on 18th October to raise awareness of the menopause and what support is available for improving women’s health and wellbeing.  

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