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Member Networks

  • Look after yourself and your health – lessons from my battle with cancer

    Thu 29th February 2024 The PDA

    In our latest member voice article, PDA Regional Committee member, Haris Nemani encourages everyone to prioritise their health. Haris also shares his personal experience of being diagnosed with cancer and the valuable lessons he learned during his journey. 

  • PDA Ability Network launches disability discrimination survey

    Tue 6th February 2024 The PDA

    The PDA Ability Network is calling on members to complete an online survey on disability discrimination. The results will establish the level and extent of discrimination faced in the workplace by pharmacists who are disabled or live with a long-term health condition. 

  • NAWP Newsletter – January 2024

    Thu 25th January 2024 The PDA

    In this issue, read a review of NAWP's work in 2023 and their plans for this year. Also, learn about eco-conscious feminine hygiene products. 

  • NAWP host inspiring career-focused events

    Wed 20th December 2023 The PDA

    During November, NAWP hosted two online events entitled 'My Brand, My Career, My Way!' which focused on members’ professional and personal development. 

  • PDA Ability Network seconds an emergency motion at the STUC Disabled Workers’ Conference

    Mon 18th December 2023 The PDA

    Earlier this month, members of the PDA Ability Network attended the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) Disabled Workers' Conference where they seconded an emergency motion on ADHD medication shortages on behalf of the PDA. 

  • Intersection Update – December 2023

    Fri 15th December 2023 The PDA

    Intersection is the PDA's newsletter bringing together news from all four PDA Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Networks. We encourage all PDA members to get involved in the networks that are of interest to them. 

  • PDA EDI Networks respond to former Secretary of State’s letter about diversity and inclusion

    Fri 15th December 2023 The PDA

    The former Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Steve Barclay wrote to NHS organisations in England asking them to cease hiring dedicated equality and diversity staff. 

  • PDA encourages members to speak out against workplace discrimination

    Fri 15th December 2023 The PDA

    A recent case of discrimination has prompted more members to seek support from the PDA with their own experiences, and pharmacists are encouraged to continue coming forward. 

  • PDA Equalities Council celebrates the year’s successes

    Fri 15th December 2023 The PDA

    The Equalities Council is part of the PDA’s democratic structure and includes representatives of the PDA’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Networks. The aim is for members to learn from each other and to work together around intersectional issues. 

  • PDA BAME Network launches Tokenism Factsheet

    Thu 14th December 2023 The PDA

    In recent years, many organisations may have taken positive steps towards fostering diverse work environments. However, the perception of tokenism persists in some workplaces. The PDA BAME Network has put together a factsheet to provide an overview of tokenism in the workplace, and to help pharmacists, trainees and students understand its impact and help them lead a conversation in the workplace on the topic. 

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