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Trainee pharmacists at Boots in England and NI to get pay rise

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The new rate of pay will become effective from 1 April 2024

Boots and the Pharmacists’ Defence Association (PDA) Union have released a joint statement to confirm that there will be a pay increase for trainee pharmacists in England and Northern Ireland from April 2024.

From 1 April 2024, the new hourly pay rate for trainee pharmacists working at Boots pharmacies will be £12.69 for Zone A in England/Northern Ireland, £13.79 for Zone B in England and £14.05 for Zone C in England.

“This increase will be applied centrally in the April pay run,” said the statement from the Boots and the PDA Union.

Team members can see the new rate of pay in the Benefits Box during the annual enrolment window from 20 February 2024, it added.

In August 2023, pay for trainee pharmacists at Boots in England and Northern Ireland was increased to £11.64 per hour for Zone A, £12.77 per hour for Zone B and £12.88 per hour for Zone C.

Before that, a pay increase of £10.90 per hour was between the PDA Union and Boots, which became effective from 1st April 2023.

 

 

 

 

 

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