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Student Newsletter – May 2023

In this edition, read about how you can get involved in the Medicines to Ukraine campaign and be part of our delegation at international pharmacy congresses. Also, read about our attendance at the BPSA‘s Annual Conference, the opportunity to get involved in the new PDA Student Committee, and how 4th-year students can transition into their trainee year with PDA membership.

Fri 26th May 2023 The PDA

In this month’s issue:

  • PDA attends 81st BPSA Annual Conference
  • Join the PDA Student Committee
  • Medicines to Ukraine: an opportunity for students
  • PDA and GPhC co-host session on the changes to  the initial education and training of pharmacists
  • PDA LGBT+ Network publish statement on Gender Affirming Care
  • PDA LGBT+ Network committee member wins trade union equality award
  • Transition to your trainee year with the PDA
  • PDA calls on Higher Education Institutes to settle the lecturers’ pay dispute
  • PDA urges the government to not backtrack on sexual harassment laws


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