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Boots Pharmacists – Joint Statement on increased NQ salaries

The following joint statement from PDA Union and Boots was issued at 10:00 am on Wednesday 22 June 2022.

Wed 22nd June 2022 PDA Union

The following joint statement from PDA Union and Boots was issued at 10:00 am on Wednesday 22 June 2022:

Joint Statement between Boots and PDA Union – 22 June 2022

  • Boots and PDAU are pleased to announce an increased starting Salary for Newly Qualified
    Pharmacists 2022 and an off cycle pay investment.
  • All Newly Qualified Pharmacists starting summer 2022 will be offered £42k FTE base salary.
  • In addition, any existing Pharmacists in the bargaining unit currently receiving less than £43k
    FTE base salary will see an increase to £43k FTE.
  • The effective date of both changes is 1 August 2022.
  • Boots is committed to providing long-term fulfilling and enriching careers for Pharmacists,
    with the opportunity to develop and progress over time. This enhanced offer for Newly
    Qualified Pharmacists and further investment in those in the early stages of their careers at
    Boots is a key part of our commitments to Pharmacists.
  • Boots and PDAU will conduct a further formal review of all Pharmacists’ pay in accordance
    with the collective agreement, effective from 1 November 2022.
  • Those receiving this adjustment to £43k will remain part of the November 2022 pay review.
  • Details of the November 2022 pay review will be shared in due course once this year’s pay
    negotiations have taken place.

Download the joint statement

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PDA members at Boots can contact the PDA Service Centre or speak to one of the PDA Union Network at Boots if they have any queries relating to this statement.

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