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National Association of Women Pharmacists

  • 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. 

  • 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 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 NAWP Network supports the 17th EWPM

    Mon 6th November 2023 The PDA

    President of the PDA NAWP Network, Ayah Abbass, and co-opted member of the PDA NAWP Network, Nicola Rees recently attended the 17th European Women’s Pharmacy Meeting (EWPM), held in Maastricht in the Netherlands. Here Ayah and Nicola share their experience of representing the PDA NAWP Network at the annual meeting. 

  • PDA sees an increase in members seeking advice on sexual harassment incidents

    Thu 19th October 2023 The PDA

    President of the PDA NAWP Network, Ayah Abbass discusses the rising issue of sexual harassment in the workplace, what the PDA is doing to help, and what employers need to do to protect their workers. 

  • NAWP Spotlight launches to celebrate World Menopause Day

    Wed 18th October 2023 The PDA

    Today (Wednesday 18 October) is World Menopause Day, which aims to raise awareness of menopause and the support options available. To celebrate World Menopause Day, the PDA NAWP Network are launching the first NAWP Spotlight, which allows members to share their personal experiences of the issues that matter and how these issues impact them at work. 

  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month Member Voice – ‘I found a lump!’

    Sun 1st October 2023 The PDA

    To mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this October President of the PDA NAWP Network, Ayah Abbass shares her personal experience of one of the scariest moments in her life - finding a lump in her breast. Ayah also offers advice to those in a similar situation. 

  • PDA launches EDI Network flyers to celebrate inclusion and create inclusive workplaces

    Wed 27th September 2023 The PDA

    The PDA is celebrating National Inclusion Week by launching new flyers for each of its Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Networks. The pharmacy networks work to promote more inclusive working environments. 

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