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PDA Insight – Winter 2011

This edition has news on the new roles for pharmacists, responsible pharmacist regulations and recognition of the PDA Union within Boots.

December 2011 The PDA


  • NPA sue a past employee of ASDA for negligence
  • Student Fitness to Practise
  • All Change on the PDA Union Executive
  • The decriminalisation of dispensing errors
  •  Facebook; post online at your peril and face dismissal
  •  Role of pharmacists in Scotland to be reviewed
  •  Employee’s should expect appropriate support from their employers
  • Chairman tells pharmacist “your actions were not sexually motivated
  •  Medical Negligence, Professional Indemnity and the Pharmacist
  •  Shifting costs from secondary to primary care – the emerging new role for pharmacists
  •  Five year PDA campaign leads to major RP breakthrough
  •  ET decides dismissal for failing to follow SOPs is a proportionate sanction
  •  The most rewarding job in pharmacy
  •  Customer Driven Profiling and protecting your rights
  •  PDA warns pharmacists not to compromise their standards when pressurised to reach MUR targets.
  •  Pension and Retirement Planning
  •  Pre Reg; problems with final sign off


  • Primary Care Pharmacist Edition

  • Community Pharmacist Edition

  • Boots Pharmacist Edition


The Pharmacists' Defence Association is a company limited by guarantee. Registered in England; Company No 4746656.

The Pharmacists' Defence Association is an appointed representative in respect of insurance mediation activities only of
The Pharmacy Insurance Agency Limited which is registered in England and Wales under company number 2591975
and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Register No 307063)

The PDA Union is recognised by the Certification Officer as an independent trade union.

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