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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 – 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.  

  • Insight Online – June 2021

    Mon 28th June 2021 The PDA

    In this issue, we encourage you to help save community pharmacies in England. Also, find out how PDA membership has grown by more than 15% in the last two years, and read our latest Member Voice article: 'Working as a pharmacist with OCD'.  

  • Insight Online – May 2021

    Mon 24th May 2021 The PDA

    In this issue, we introduce new guidance on administering the COVID-19 vaccine, also find out how you can access our new guide: 'Discrimination and the pregnant employee'. We also encourage you to take part in our new Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Survey.  

  • Insight Online – April 2021

    Mon 26th April 2021 The PDA

    Welcome to the latest issue of Insight Online - the regular mailing that keeps you up-to-date on PDA news and events, as well as issues that may affect you at work. 

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