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Insight Online is the PDA regular e-newsletter that keeps members up-to-date on PDA news and events, as well as issues that may affect them at work. Here are all the previous issues of Insight Online...

  • Insight Online – April 2022

    Tue 26th April 2022 The PDA

    This month, we respond to reports that some pharmacy businesses are discussing a locum 'blacklist'. We also outline what sessions we will be running at CPC next month, and list a series of FREE webinars that are available for trainee pharmacists. 

  • Insight Online – March 2022

    Tue 22nd March 2022 The PDA

    Welcome to the latest issue of Insight Online. In this issue, we discuss planned breaches of NHS contracts and how we have joined pharmacy organisations across Europe to show solidarity with the people of Ukraine. We also learn more about PDA Plus partners PG Mutual in our 'Spotlight On' segment and highlight some upcoming events.  

  • Insight Online – February 2022

    Tue 22nd February 2022 The PDA

    Welcome to the latest issue of Insight Online! In this issue, we discuss an update on the mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations and our response to the climate emergency. We also learn more about PDA Plus partners MORPh Training in our 'Spotlight On' segment.  

  • Insight Online – January 2022

    Tue 25th January 2022 The PDA

    Welcome to the first issue of 2022! In this issue, we discuss the deadline for mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations and the uptake of the Covid-19 booster in young people. We also learn more about PDA Plus partners Morrish Solicitors in our new 'Spotlight On' segment.  

  • Insight Online – December 2021

    Tue 21st December 2021 The PDA

    In the last issue of the year, we discuss the role of pharmacy technicians and share how we intervened to help a student member save over £50,000 in potential loss of salary. Also, we share data on the impact of having additional pharmacist roles in primary care.  

  • Insight Online – November 2021

    Tue 23rd November 2021 The PDA

    In this issue, we share the announcement that Covid-19 vaccinations will become mandatory for NHS workers and news that the government has agreed an international treaty that confirms that everyone has the right to be free from violence and harassment at work. Also, we share advice and FAQs for members working in general practice or primary care. 

  • Insight Online – October 2021

    Tue 26th October 2021 The PDA

    In this issue, we share guidance on booking your Covid-19 booster vaccination and information on the pay increases PDA Union is delivering to pharmacists transferred to NHS trust organisations. Also, we invite all pharmacists to take part in our annual Safer Pharmacies Survey.  

  • Insight Online – September 2021

    Tue 28th September 2021 The PDA

    In this issue, read about our latest work as part of our longstanding Violence in Pharmacy campaign. Also, we provide an update for those who sat the July 2021 assessment, and we share the new Flu Vaccination Service FAQs for the current season.  

  • Insight Online – August 2021

    Tue 24th August 2021 The PDA

    In this issue, we share pharmacists' concerns on the impact pharmacy closures are having on patients and the NHS. Also, we ask members to sign a petition to help long COVID be recognised as a disability. 

  • Insight Online – July 2021

    Tue 27th July 2021 The PDA

    In this issue, we share what support the PDA can offer to pharmacists who are feeling pressured to switch pharmacies during the day. Also, a member shares his experience of becoming a newly qualified community pharmacist in the pandemic, and we provide information on the NHS pay award.  

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