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 PDA partners with Aston University to expand pharmacists’ role in clinical services

Research outcomes set to bolster PDA's NHS advocacy, paving the way for enhanced pharmacist involvement in patient care In a bid to amplify the role...

Boots supports community pharmacists become Mental Health First Aiders

PDA encourages representatives at Boots to undertake Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training Pharmacists, who are working on the frontline of healthcare, can play an...

RPS and PDA respond to DHSC consultation on pharmacy supervision: Read here

Supervision by pharmacy technicians at hospital aseptic facilities should be considered in an entirely separate consultation, PDA said. The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) and...

NHS Pay Review Body should focus on the pay rates of pharmacists in bands 5-8: PDA

It also highlighted several workforce challenges that have impacted the recruitment and retention of pharmacists across all areas of pharmacy practice.     The Pharmacists' Defence...

Impact of temporary pharmacy closures on patients: PDA submits evidence to PAC inquiry

Escalating pharmacy closures forcing patients, who are being treated for addiction to illegal substances, to turn to the illegal market, warns PDA.  The Pharmacists' Defence...

‘Pharmacy First could damage the already fragile workforce situation, if not introduced properly’

Only 4% pharmacists surveyed said that they had confidence the sector could deliver the PFS alongside the existing workload  Many frontline pharmacists have raised concerns...