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‘Overwhelming’ support for industrial action leads to ballot for NI pharmacists

NI pharmacists to be balloted on strike action after PDA survey, but no further action in England & Wales

20 Jan 2023 , 1 Min Article

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PDA: Thousands of pharmacists striking is 'realistic possibility'

Paul Day says many pharmacists have contacted the PDA Union to say they favour industrial action.

06 Jan 2023 , 4 Min Article

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Pharmacy delivery needs reconfiguring says PDA

A recent PDA report called on policymakers to revolutionise pharmacy service provision

15 Sep 2022 , 1 Min Article

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PDA urges Welsh government to respect union talks over pay

PDA says government in Wales should work 'in social partnership' with trade unions and employers

14 Sep 2022 , 1 Min Article

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PDA: Scottish health secretary should get tough on pharmacy closures

Scotland needs to implement a 'regime of financial sanctions' for repeat offenders, says PDA

11 Aug 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Government must abandon conversion therapy altogether, says PDA

The PDA's LGBT+ Network says a consultation on plans to ban the therapy has not gone far enough.

24 Jan 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Boots pharmacists reject 2pc pay increase, consider industrial action

The PDA is pushing for pharmacists to get an extra 3.25 per cent to cope with inflation.

24 Oct 2021 , 1 Min Article

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'Even multiples' must report closures appropriately warns NHS

A Scottish health board warns of a 'perfect storm' giving rise to pharmacy closures.

20 Aug 2021 , 1 Min Article

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Boots pharmacists push for above-inflation pay rise

The pay claim seeks to mitigate the impact of last year's pay freeze, says PDAU.

29 Jul 2021 , 1 Min Article