PDA Roadmap

Road map is the PDA's vision and strategy for pharmaceutical care in the community.

  • Wider than Medicines

    Mon 21st May 2018 The PDA

    Wider than Medicines is the PDA's long-term strategy for the pharmacy sector. It was launched at The Clinical Pharmacy Congress in April 2018 and outlines the steps needed to create an intelligent system that focuses on joined-up patient care.  

  • PDA Union issue qualified welcome to NHS pay rise

    Fri 23rd March 2018 PDA Union

    The PDA Union has made a qualified welcome to the government’s 6% pay increase for NHS employees over the next 3 years, saying it is a start but much more is needed to repair the decline in pharmacists’ real terms pay and the working environment.  

  • Royal Pharmaceutical Society – 2018 elections

    Thu 22nd March 2018 The PDA

    The world of pharmacy in the UK includes a number of organisations that influence how the profession works. The PDA are proud to be the independent trade union for pharmacists and to play our part, but for the system to work best we also need the other organisations to be effective and contribute appropriately. 

  • Linda Strand at the PDA Conference

    Mon 30th March 2015 The PDA

    Professor Linda Strand is supporting the PDA as it seeks to turn its Road Map vision into an operational model of practice here in the UK. 

  • PDA Road Map for England submitted to government

    Mon 14th October 2013 The PDA

    In 2010, the PDA undertook a comprehensive strategic review of pharmacist roles and the potential impact their contribution could make on individual patient care and cost efficiency if their skills and accessibility were maximised within the healthcare system. This process took into account not only the views of the pharmacy profession, but also those of patients and the wider healthcare agenda. 

  • Individual pharmacists recognised as being central to new pharmacist roles

    Tue 24th September 2013 The PDA

    The Pharmacists' Defence Association (PDA) welcomes the publication of the Scottish Government's vision for pharmaceutical care, which puts the individual pharmacist at the very centre of the relationship between patients, their medicines and the NHS in Scotland. 

  • PDA submits Road Map proposals to Scottish Government

    Thu 9th August 2012 The PDA

    The Pharmacists' Defence Association has submitted its 'Road Map for Scotland' proposals for strategic change, to the Scottish Government's review of NHS pharmaceutical care of patients in the community. 

  • The Individual Pharmacist contractor – a PDA Objective

    Sat 17th July 2010 The PDA

    100 years ago, if you were a pharmacist, then you were likely to be an owner of a pharmacy and consequently in business in your own right as a pharmacist. 

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

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